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An update on information and guidance for endoscopy services in the COVID-19 pandemic
14 January 2021

For the latest guidance on COVID-19, please see this page on the JAG website which is regularly updated.


The COVID-19 pandemic is now surging for the third time since its onset in the UK in January 2020. This wave is being exacerbated by the new, more transmissible strain, resulting in massive pressure on healthcare services, in many cases, beyond that seen in the first wave. Throughout, BSG, JAG and other professional groups have issued guidance to emphasise the need to try and maintain the fragile recovery of endoscopy services as much as possible through the second wave and beyond. With the recent, rapid spread of infections, particularly the new variant, and surging hospital admissions, we are providing further advice. 


Read the full guidance here: Information and guidance for endoscopy services in the COVID-19 pandemic – an update 


We at JAG, BSG, ACPGBI and AUGIS, recognise the superb work all endoscopy staff are providing in unimaginably difficult circumstances. We would like to thank all of you at this time.

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