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Guidelines to aid decision making and management of anticoagulants and antiplatelet drugs in patients undergoing endoscopy
Valid To: 21/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Standardised identification of Barrett's oesophagus, biopsy protocol, histological assessment and management plan
Valid To: 22/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
This policy sets out an approved documented process whereby the risks associated with diagnostic testing procedures in Endoscopy are managed.
Valid To: 01/07/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Management of patients presenting with low-risk upper Gastrointestinal bleedingResponsibility - Evidence base - Definition of low risk - Patient management
Valid To: 23/07/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
A step by step guideline for medical staff who are managing a patient with non-variceal upper GI haemorrhage.
Valid To: 08/08/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Outlines the documented process for managing the risks associated with Bowel Cancer Screening procedures and that those risks are managed through locally approved policies that are implemented and monitored
Valid To: 27/06/2022
Publication Type: Policies
The aim of these guidelines is to standardise care for both inpatient and outpatients who require Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) feeding tube insertion. Includes Referral process, PEG assessment, Immediate post procedure care, Using the PEG tube and ongoing care and management, Discharge
Valid To: 07/11/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
The document supports health care professionals caring for patients with PEGs or RIGs To ensure that the key symptoms ofcomplications post-insertion and their significance are known to all staff involved in the immediate aftercare of patients who have been given gastrostomies, to reduce the risk of complications developing into critical illness or death.
Valid To: 29/08/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines