JAG Consultation on Reprocessing of Flexible Endoscopes
The Joint Advisory Group on GI Endoscopy (JAG), recently announced the completion of their short consultation period for the draft ‘Reprocessing of flexible endoscopes – management and decontamination CFPP 01/06’ (previously HTM01/06). The final document is expected to be approved shortly and once it has been signed off it will be available on the JAG website. JAG have advised that any organisation that is currently in the stages of replanning an endoscopy service, particularly regarding recontamination, can contact them in advance of the document being released to find out if their plans would be compliant with the draft guidance.
Prime Endoscopy Bristol carry out flexible endoscopies within their community endoscopy service.