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The characteristics of an excellent endoscopy trainer
  1. Christopher Wells
  1. Correspondence to Dr C W Wells, Education Centre, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, North Tyneside Hospital, Rake Lane, North Shields NE29 8NH UK; christopherwells{at}


A description of the characteristics of an excellent endoscopy trainer is provided. These characteristics are presented in an accessible format for endoscopy trainers to use to develop their endoscopy teaching. Excellent endoscopy teaching is a fundamental part of providing a high quality, motivated endoscopy workforce.

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  • Funding This study was funded by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval This study was conducted with the approval of the Leeds North Ethics Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; externally peer reviewed.