Plenary session

April 2005
Gut;Apr2005 Supplement 2, Vol. 54, pA20
Academic Journal
The article presents information on abstracts related to endoscopy. An abstract sheds light on national results of an endoscopy unit global rating scale. To obtain a national, patient centred view of endoscopy units, all endoscopy units in England were requested to complete anonymously a 12 item rating scale For their unit, items were derived after consultation with those working in the service. Each item was defined by four descriptors that described the level achieved, with 4 being best practice. Clinical and nurse leads for the unit were asked to complete the scale, if varying levels of service occurred between clinical teams it was recommended the lowest level score be recorded.


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