Resources

Course Resources

vCJD Colonoscopy
vCJD Enteroscopy
vCJD Gastroscopy
vCJD Other procedures

Consent competency framework

British Society of Gastroenterology  (BSG)

www.bsg.org.uk

 

(2009)  Consensus Guidelines for the Prescription and Administration of Oral Bowel Cleansing Agents

 

(2009) Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

 

(2008) Guidelines for the Management of Anticoagulant and Antiplatelet Therapy in Patients Undergoing Endoscopic Procedures

 

(2008)  Guidelines for obtaining a valid consent for elective endoscopic procedures

 

(2008)  Guidelines for decontamination of equipment for gastrointestinal endoscopy

 

(2006) Complications of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

 

(2005) Mental Capacity Act

 

 

Department of Health

(Due December 2009) Health Technical Memorandum 01-06 (HTM-01-06) Decontamination of flexible endoscopes (Draft)

 

(2008)  Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy agents: safe working and the prevention of infection

Annex F: Endoscopy  http://www.dh.gov.uk/ab/ACDP/TSEguidance/index.htm

 

(2007)  Health Technical Memorandum 01-01 (HTM-01-01) Decontamination of reusable medical devices. Part A: Management and environment.

 

 

British Medical Association  (2007)  The Mental Capacity Act  2006, guidance for health professionals.

 

Upper GI Bleeding

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)  (Sept 2008) Management of acute upper and lower GI bleeding.  http://www.sign.ac.uk/pdf/qrg105.pdf

 

Useful websites:

 

Global Rating Scale  (GRS) www.grs.nhs.uk

 

Joint Advisory Group on Gastrointestinal endoscopy www.thejag.org.uk

 

NHS Bowel cancer screening programme www.bscp.nhs.uk

 

JAG Endoscopy Training System (JETS) www.jets.nhs.uk

 

National Endoscopy Team  (2008)  Decontamination standards for flexible endoscopes

 

GIN training website www.jets.nhs.uk/gin

Scottish Health on the Web www.show.scot.nhs.uk

GRS Scotland www.grs.scot.nhs.uk

Health Protection Scotland www.hps.scot.nhs.uk

Endoscope Reprocessing: Guidance on the Requirements for Decontamination Equipment, Facilities and Management. (2007)

 
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