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Day Ward/Endoscopy Unit

The Dayward/Endoscopy Unit is a 13 bedded unit incorporating an admission office and ward area, a recovery and discharge ward, the endoscopy room and decontamination unit and the extramural theatre.

There is a team of 13 nursing and care staff as well as 13 consultant endoscopists and consultant surgeons who perform procedures within the Dayward/Endoscopy Unit.


We provide care for patients undergoing:

  • Endoscopy procedures
  • Minor surgical procedures under local anaesthetic
  • Day surgical procedures under general anaesthetic

Philosophy of Care

The staff of the Dayward and Endoscopy Unit believe that our patients deserve the highest quality of care. We strive to treat our patients in a holistic way by working together as a team and appreciating the individuality and uniqueness of our patients. We see ourselves as partners with our community, providing the best care possible whilst protecting dignity, respect, privacy, compassion, justice and above all individuality in all situations.  We strive to maintain excellence in clinical care, education and research.Every team member is valued and respected for their contribution to the service we provide to our patients.

Referral information

For endoscopy referral, please complete THIS FORM and send it to the booking office by post/fax/email.

Dayward Booking Office
St. Michael’s Hospital
Lower Georges St
Dun Laoghaire,
Co. Dublin

tel: (01) 271 3074
fax: (01) 280 7271

Information for GPs

Follow link below to see booking and follow-up care after you make a referral
GP Information


Useful contact information

Head of Department– Caroline Cotter, Clinical Nurse Manager II

  • Nurse’s Station
    • tel: (01) 663 9847
  • Pre-assessment clinic
    • tel: (01) 271 3033
  • Appointment
    • tel: (01) 271 3074

Useful links

Flexible Cystoscopy Procedure
Full Colonoscopy Procedure
Gastroscopy (OGD) Procedure
Left Colonoscopy Procedure
Proctoscopy Procedure

Klean Prep Morning Instructions
Klean Prep Afternoon Instructions
MOVIPREP Morning Instructions
MOVIPREP Afternoon Instructions
PLENVU Morning Instructions
PLENVU Afternoon Instructions


tel: (01) 271 3074


Dayward Admissions
Second Floor
St. Michael’s Hospital
Lr. George’s St Entrance

Day ward
Second Floor
St. Michael’s Hospital

Opening Hours

Mon to Thu: 07.30– 18.30
Fri:                  07.30 – 16.00