Shut down nurse endoscopy scheme: AMA Qld

A Queensland nurse endoscopy program should be shut down and funds diverted to train more GP proceduralists and gastroenterologists, according to AMA Queensland.

The association’s president Dr Chris Zappala says there are enough gastroenterologists in Queensland to carry out endoscopies in the public sector in addition to their private practice.

“The nurse endoscopy program should stop,