Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Out of Hours Services: An Overview of Out of Hours Service Provision and Equity of Access

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This NHS Improving Quality report focuses on the current provision of urgent upper GI endoscopy and begins to explore the service changes needed to deliver equitable access to care for all patients.


This report highlights the variation which exists across current services and gives some practical examples of how endoscopy teams have worked to develop new service models to improve the services they provide.