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The National Endoscopy Training Programme (NETP) will provide accelerated workforce training to increase the number of endoscopists in Scotland, providing the clinical capacity needed to address endoscopy and cancer waiting times.

The NETP aims to increase endoscopy capacity through the development of a highly skilled and sustainable endoscopy workforce, minimising repeat procedures and improving patient experience.

National Programme for Endoscopy Assistant Practitioners

Health Care Support Workers (HCSWs) in endoscopy assistant roles will add valuable capacity to the clinical team.

This programme will be delivered through a blended learning approach with dedicated time for clinical simulation to support the accelerated attainment of clinical skills and theoretical knowledge. 

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