Category list : Endoscopy
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At the East Yorkshire School of Endoscopy, nurses and healthcare assistants working in endoscopy departments can take a one-day course encompassing theoretical learning backed up by simulation training
A fast-track NHS programme for nurses and other practitioners to become non-medical endoscopists equips trainees with the required technical skills, but does not provide enough time for developing in other areas such as clinical decision-making, an evaluation of the scheme has indicated.
The techniques used to clean and sterilise flexible ureteroscopes leave behind contamination including debris, residue, and bacteria, according to a small study.
Nurses working in the field of endoscopy carry out a disproportionate amount of work compared with medical colleagues, a report has indicated.
Investing in GI nursingSubscription
Every clinician thinks their speciality is the best, should have the most funding, the best resources and the highest quality patient experience.
A new gastrointestinal academy has been launched at St Thomas’ Hospital in London to help nurses expand their knowledge of digestive health and treatment.
An accelerated training programme for nurses and other non-medical registered professionals to learn how to carry out endoscopy procedures is to be expanded this year, following a successful pilot.
Warning over shortage of endoscopy nursesSubscription
A shortage of specialist nurses is compounding a capacity crisis in endoscopy, a leading nurse in the field has warned.
Endoscopy nurse celebrates 50-year NHS careerSubscription
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust has offered its congratulations to endoscopy nurse Sue Hood, who has clocked up 50 years working in the NHS.
More bacteria has been discovered in the endoscopy unit of a Worcestershire hospital, with an “unsafe” layout and equipment “overdue for replacement”.