Publications, posters and abstracts

Below provides links to JAG publications or research we have been involved in completing. 

Our impact

Joint Advisory Group on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (JAG) achieves enduring large-scale change

Impact of the Joint Advisory Group on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (JAG) on the endoscopy services in the UK and beyond


National census of UK endoscopy services in 2019

Endoscopy in 2017: a national survey of practice in the UK


‘Case of the month’: a novel way to learn from endoscopy-related patient safety incidents

Improving safety and reducing error in endoscopy (ISREE): a survey of UK services

Deep sedation and anaesthesia in complex gastrointestinal endoscopy: a joint position statement endorsed by the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG), Joint Advisory Group (JAG) and Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA)

UK key performance indicators and quality assurance standards for colonoscopy

Human factors and safety in endoscopy

Improving safety and reducing error in endoscopy: simulation training in human factors

Improving Safety and Reducing Error in Endoscopy (ISREE): A JAG initiative


Clinical quality

Variability in cecal intubation rate by calculation method: a call for standardization of key performance indicators in endoscopy

National Survey of UK endoscopists showing variation in diathermy practice for colonic polypectomy: a JAG perspective


Direct observation of procedural skills (DOPS) assessment in diagnostic gastroscopy: nationwide evidence of validity and competency development during training

Certification of UK gastrointestinal endoscopists and variations between trainee specialties: results from the JETS e-portfolio

Training and assessment in flexible sigmoidoscopy: using a novel direct observation of procedural (DOPS) assessment tool

Colorectal trainees in the UK struggle to meet JAG certification standards in colonoscopy by the end of their training

Changes in scoring of Direct Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS) forms and the impact on competence assessment

Analysis of learning curves in gastroscopy training: the need for composite measures for defining competence

Training in Endoscopy

Performance Indicators in Colonoscopy after Certification for Independent Practice: Outcomes and Predictors of Competence

Validity Evidence for Direct Observation of Procedural Skills in Paediatric Gastroscopy

Review of the Impact of JAG on Endoscopy Services and Training

Validation of Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS) for Paediatric Colonoscopy

Validation of Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS) for Paediatric OGD

Aligning JETS Sedation Key Performance Indicator Measurements with current UK standards - does this affect trainee outcome? 

Endoscopy non-technical Skills (ENTs)

Teamworking in endoscopy: a human factors toolkit for the COVID-19 era

Development and impact of an endoscopic non-technical skills (ENTS) behavioural marker system


National Endoscopy Database (NED)

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on UK endoscopic activity and cancer detection: a National Endoscopy Database Analysis

Acceptability of key performance indicators (KPI) in the national endoscopy database (NED), a delphi process

Developing a theory informed behaviour change intervention to improve colonic polyp detection

The National Endoscopy Database (NED) Automated Performance Reports to Improve Quality Outcomes Trial (APRIQOT) randomized controlled trial design

JAG/BSG national survey of UK endoscopy services: impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and early restoration of endoscopy services

Development of a national automated endoscopy database: The United Kingdom National Endoscopy Database (NED)


Bowel Cancer Screening

Bowel cancer screening workforce survey: developing the endoscopy workforce for 2025 and beyond



Paediatric Endoscopy Global Rating Scale: Development of a Quality Improvement Tool and Results of a National Pilot

Paediatric Colonoscopy Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS): Evidence of Validity and Competency Development

Podcasts and video comments

Video comment on Keith Siau et al

Author commentary on Srivathsan Ravindran et al.

FG podcast: Improving safety and reducing error in endoscopy: simulation training in human factors

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