Upper GI endoscopy service
This commissioning guide provides support for the local implementation of NICE clinical guidelines through commissioning, and is a resource to help health professionals in England to commission an effective upper GI endoscopy service.
This commissioning guide should be read in conjunction with the following NICE guidance:
- NICE clinical guideline CG17 ´Managing dyspepsia in adults in primary care´
- NICE clinical guideline CG27 ´Referral guidelines for suspected cancer´.
The clinical guidelines cover clinical and cost effectiveness in detail and underpin the content of this guide.
- makes the case for commissioning an upper GI endoscopy service
- specifies service requirements
- helps you determine local service levels
- helps you ensure corporate and quality assurance.
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This page was last updated: 04 January 2011
- Upper GI endoscopy services
- Commissioning an upper GI endoscopy service
- Specifying an upper GI endoscopy service
- Determining local service levels for an upper GI endoscopy service
- Assumptions used in estimating a population benchmark
- The commissioning and benchmarking tool
- Ensuring corporate and quality assurance