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.


Colonoscopy Patient Discharge Information

Colonoscopy Patient Discharge Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there pre-service instructions for the patient?


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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