Nurse endoscopists already undertake as much of 20% of the workload in an endoscopy unit. NHS Improving Quality initiatives have estimated clinical endoscopists could carry out up to 40% of low risk, high volume endoscopic procedures.
Donna Sidonio is Diagnostics Workforce Programme Manager at Health Education England (HEE) and leads work on the clinical endoscopist accelerated training programme. Donna previously worked for the Department of Health and the North West Strategic Health Authority.
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