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UK key performance indicators and quality assurance standards for colonoscopy

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Colin Rees, Professor Matt Rutter



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© 2016 Published by the BMJ Publishing Group Limited. Colonoscopy should be delivered by endoscopists performing high quality procedures. The British Society of Gastroenterology, the UK Joint Advisory Group on GI Endoscopy, and the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland have developed quality assurance measures and key performance indicators for the delivery of colonoscopy within the UK. This document sets minimal standards for delivery of procedures along with aspirational targets that all endoscopists should aim for.

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Author(s): Rees CJ, Thomas Gibson S, Rutter MD, Baragwanath P, Pullan R, Feeney M, Haslam N

Publication type: Review

Publication status: Published

Journal: Gut

Year: 2016

Volume: 65

Issue: 12

Pages: 1923-1929

Print publication date: 01/12/2016

Online publication date: 16/08/2016

Acceptance date: 17/07/2016

ISSN (print): 0017-5749

ISSN (electronic): 1468-3288

Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group


DOI: 10.1136/gutjnl-2016-312044

PubMed id: 27531829