Grimsby endoscopy unit recognised for high standards

Endoscopy staff at Grimsby hospital have been recognised for delivering high quality services.

The unit has been awarded JAG (Joint Advisory Group) accreditation following an assessment of four domains: clinical quality, patient experience, workforce, and training.

The scheme awards units which demonstrate high quality and safe services run by highly trained and motivated staff.

Staff on the endoscopy unit at Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital in Grimsby celebrate their accreditation success

Staff on the endoscopy unit at Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital in Grimsby celebrate their accreditation success

Assessors congratulated staff on their ‘outstanding patient centred booking service’ the ‘prominent displays of feedback’ and the appointment of a training lead.

The unit provides a range of diagnostic and therapeutic services including colonoscopies, gastroscopies, cystoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy with around 1,800 procedures carried out every month.

Tracey Broom, divisional general manger for clinical support services, said: “Achieving this has been the result of many months of hard work and I want to thank all staff involved. Ensuring our patients receive a high quality service is our number one priority and this accreditation gives people assurance that that’s what they’ll get when they walk through our doors.”

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