n South African Gastroenterology Review - Establishing an endoscopy service at False Bay Hospital - gastroenterology outreach

Volume 17 Number 2
  • ISSN : 1812-1659


In my last few years in as the Chair of the Department of Gastroenterology I introduced several initiatives to improve the standard of endoscopy in the GI unit at Groote Schuur the and in the country in general. This is against the background of several reports on endoscopy services, most recently from KwaZulu-Natal but also from the Western Cape province and from a SAGES initiative that the provision of endoscopy services in the state sector are woefully short of demand both in terms of personnel and equipment.

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