Education, Training and Courses

The Gastroenterology Department prides itself as a site of clinical excellence for teaching and training.

It houses one of the 3 national endoscopy training centres in the UK and as well as a comprehensive teaching and training programme for Doctors and Nurses.

The teaching and training programme includes a fortnightly APEX meeting (Audit, Pathology, Education, X-ray).

Also review the Mersey School of Endoscopy section.

Contact Information for the Mersey School of Endoscopy

Carol Pierpoint                                                                                                                                                       Senior Courses Administrator

Tel: +44 (0) 151 706 2806
Fax: +44 (0) 151 706 2836

Endoscopist Courses

The following courses are currently offered:

Basic Skills in Colonoscopy Course

Basic Upper GI Endoscopy Course

Basic Upper GI Therapeutic Course

Training The Colonoscopy Trainers Course

Training The Upper GI Endoscopy Course

Upskilling Course in Colonoscopy

Preparation for Bowel Cancer Screening Accrediation Course

For course information and registration, please use the Jag Endoscopy Training System (JETS) website:

Endoscopy Nurse Courses

The Mersey School of Endoscopy also runs a number of Endoscopy Nurse Courses

The Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for Nurses  Programme has been accredited by the Royal College of Nursing Accreditation Unit and the Joint Advisory Group on GI endoscopy (JAG).



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