Gastroenterologists push back against nurse endoscopies

The Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA) has released a position statement critical of nurse endoscopies, stating no additional resources should be committed to the practice until it is fully reviewed.

This is GESA’s first official comment on nurse-led endoscopies, even though Queensland and Victoria nurses have been doing the procedures for more than a year.

“It is the view of GESA that no additional resources should be committed to nurse endoscopy unless and until there has been a complete review of the

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