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Endoscopy Unit Awarded JAG Accreditation at Highgate Private Hospital

We are delighted to announce that Highgate Private Hospital’s Endoscopy Department has been awarded JAG accreditation.  JAG accreditation QA standards were created to support the achievement of high-quality, safe and appropriate endoscopy services. This prestigious accreditation is only awarded to endoscopy units that provide a high-quality service for patients and demonstrate clear evidence that they have met all of the JAG standards.

Highgate Private Hospital based in North London provides a welcoming environment with its dedicated newly developed, self-contained Endoscopy Suite and procedure room which opened in January 2014. The unit is staffed by dedicated, endoscopy trained personnel and supported by a highly experienced clinical and managerial team.

Lead Consultant, Dr Deepak Suri, Consultant Gastroenterologist said "The entire department has worked hard over the last year to achieve JAG recognition by investing in the new unit which is a clean and modern endoscopy environment.  We are proud that the hospital has been recognised for the high quality and safety of the endoscopy services it provides and look forward to constantly improving on this great result.”

Highgate Private Hospital Director, Steve Patrick, praised and congratulated the Endoscopy team for their hard work in gaining JAG accreditation, '"I am delighted that our team have been given the recognition they deserve and would like to thank them for their outstanding work. This accreditation reinforces our commitment to providing clinical excellence for the patients having procedures here."

Christine Etherington, Director of Clinical Services and Quality Governance, said “Having JAG accreditation is the gold standard of endoscopy regulation and safety.  This gives the clinical staff team and our Consultant doctors at Highgate the confidence that our patients are not only safe but that we regulate monitor and review our patients’ outcomes to achieve this gold standard. We are immensely proud of our Endoscopy team and the “can co” attitude they put into achieving JAG accreditation.  For a new unit to receive this stamp of approval on first submission is quite simply amazing.”

 

Find out more about our Endoscopy Services by visiting our treatment pages here https://www.highgatehospital.co.uk/general-surgery/endoscopy/

Date: 16/11/2018
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