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Ambulatory Care and Endoscopy: ACE is a purpose built unit that was commissioned in February 2002. The ACE unit houses ambulatory clinics and three endoscopy procedure rooms with recovery areas. Almost 6500 endoscopic procedures are performed each year making the unit one of the busiest endoscopy units in NSW. ACE also houses clinics in general gastroenterology, hepatology and IBD clinics. There are also colorectal clinics, incontinence clinics and stomal therapy services, which the Colorectal Surgical Department runs. The ACE unit provides a number services which include:

  1. Diagnostic and therapeutic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and colonoscopy
  2. Endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP)
  3. Diagnostic and Interventional Endoscopic ultrasound
  4. Enteroscopy
  5. Argon Plasma Coagulation and Laser therapy
  6. Capsule endoscopy
  7. Ambulatory oesophageal pH monitoring
  8. Oesophageal manometry
  9. Hydrogen breath testing
  10. C13 breath testing for H pylori
  11. Ambulatory Liver Clinic

Consultative services: are also provided in the Concord Medical Centre

Inpatient facilities: The department has approximately 20 in-patient beds, principally in wards 1N and 1E on the first floor of the main building.