A small flexible tube with a miniature camera (colonoscope) is inserted in the rectum and moved through the large bowel to the point when the small and large bowel meets (cecum). Learn more information about Colonoscopy refer to HealthLinkBC or BC Cancer Website. Learn more about surgery in Interior Health or ambulatory care in Interior Health.

Resources

Colonoscopy Patient Discharge Information

Colonoscopy Patient Discharge Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there pre-service instructions for the patient?

Yes

Is a referral required?

Yes. Physician referral and appointments required.

Do I need a ride home?

Yes. You are considered legally impaired for 24 hours and can not operate a vehicle.   

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Kootenay Lake Hospital
Colonoscopy
Kootenay Lake Hospital

3 View Street
Nelson BC V1L 2V1

250-352-3111(main switchboard)
Lillooet Hospital and Health Centre
Colonoscopy
Lillooet Hospital & Health Centre

951 Murray Street
Lillooet BC V0K 1V0

250-256-4233(main switchboard)
Penticton Mental Health & Substance Use
Colonoscopy
Penticton Regional Hospital

550 Carmi Avenue
Penticton BC V2A 3G6

250-492-4000(main switchboard)
Queen Victoria Hospital
Colonoscopy
Queen Victoria Hospital

1200 Newlands Road
Revelstoke BC V0E 2S0

250-837-2131(main switchboard)
Royal Inland Hospital.
Colonoscopy
Royal Inland Hospital

311 Columbia Street
Kamloops BC V2C 2T1

250-374-5111(main switchboard)
Shuswap Lake General Hospital
Colonoscopy
Shuswap Lake General Hospital

PO Box 520, 601 - 10th Street NE
Salmon Arm BC V1E 4N6

250-833-3600(main switchboard)
Vernon Jubilee Hospital
Colonoscopy
Vernon Jubilee Hospital

2101 - 32nd Street
Vernon BC V1T 5L2

250-545-2211(main switchboard)
Cariboo Memorial Hospital
Colonoscopy
Cariboo Memorial Hospital

517 North 6th Avenue
Williams Lake BC V2G 2G8

250-392-4411(main switchboard)
Creston Community Dialysis Clinic
Colonoscopy
Creston Valley Hospital & Health Centre

312 - 15th Avenue North
Creston BC V0B 1G0

250-428-2286(main switchboard)
East Kootenay Regional Hospital
Colonoscopy
East Kootenay Regional Hospital

13 - 24th Avenue N
Cranbrook BC V1C 3H9

250-426-5281(main switchboard)
Elk Valley Hospital
Colonoscopy
Elk Valley Hospital

1501 - 5th Avenue
Fernie BC V0B 1M0

250-423-4453(main switchboard)
Golden & District Hospital
Colonoscopy
Golden & District Hospital

835 - 9th Avenue South
Golden BC V0A 1H0

250-344-5271(main switchboard)

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