A small, short flexible tube with a miniature camera (sigmoidoscope) is passed through the rectum to examine the lower end of the large bowel (sigmoid colon). Learn more information about Sigmoidoscopy refer to HealthLinkBC. Learn more about surgery in Interior Health or ambulatory care in Interior Health.

Resources

Sigmoidoscopy Patient Discharge Information

Sigmoidoscopy Patient Discharge Information

Colonoscopy Patient Information

Colonoscopy Patient 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.

More Locations

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Kootenay Lake Hospital
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Kootenay Lake Hospital

3 View Street
Nelson BC V1L 2V1

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

951 Murray Street
Lillooet BC V0K 1V0

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

550 Carmi Avenue
Penticton BC V2A 3G6

250-492-4000(main switchboard)
Queen Victoria Hospital
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Queen Victoria Hospital

1200 Newlands Road
Revelstoke BC V0E 2S0

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

311 Columbia Street
Kamloops BC V2C 2T1

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

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

250-833-3600(main switchboard)
Vernon Jubilee Hospital
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Vernon Jubilee Hospital

2101 - 32nd Street
Vernon BC V1T 5L2

250-545-2211(main switchboard)
Cariboo Memorial Hospital
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Cariboo Memorial Hospital

517 North 6th Avenue
Williams Lake BC V2G 2G8

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

312 - 15th Avenue North
Creston BC V0B 1G0

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

13 - 24th Avenue N
Cranbrook BC V1C 3H9

250-426-5281(main switchboard)
Elk Valley Hospital
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Elk Valley Hospital

1501 - 5th Avenue
Fernie BC V0B 1M0

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

835 - 9th Avenue South
Golden BC V0A 1H0

250-344-5271(main switchboard)

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