This guideline covers using colonoscopy to check for signs of bowel cancer in people aged 18 and over with ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease (types of inflammatory bowel disease) or adenomas (also known as polyps). It aims to prevent cancer and prolong life by offering advice on identifying early bowel cancer in adults most at risk.
Evidence-based recommendations on leukapheresis for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease)
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing spondyloarthritis that is suspected or confirmed in adults who are 16 years or older. It aims to raise awareness of the features of spondyloarthritis and provide clear advice on what action to take when people with signs and symptoms first present in healthcare settings. It also provides advice on the range of treatments available.
This guideline covers the management of ulcerative colitis in children, young people and adults. It aims to help professionals to provide consistent high-quality care and it highlights the importance of advice and support for people with ulcerative colitis.
This guideline covers assessing the risk of fragility fracture in people aged 18 and over with osteoporosis. It aims to provide guidance on the selection and use of risk assessment tools in the care of adults at risk of fragility fractures in all NHS settings.
This guideline covers assessing and managing faecal incontinence (any involuntary loss of faeces that is a social or hygienic problem) in people aged 18 and over. It aims to ensure that staff are aware that faecal incontinence is a sign or a symptom, not a diagnosis.
Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic ablation for an anal fistula in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on extracorporeal photopheresis (treated white blood cells) for Crohn's disease
Evidence-based recommendations on collagen paste for closing an anal fistula in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on bioprosthetic plug insertion for anal fistula in adults
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in people aged 18 and over. It details how to accurately diagnose IBS, and aims to improve the quality of life for adults with IBS by promoting effective management using dietary and lifestyle advice, pharmacological therapy and referral for psychological interventions.
Evidence-based recommendations on radially emitting laser fibre treatment of an anal fistula in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on reinforcement of a permanent stoma with a synthetic or biological mesh to prevent a parastomal hernia
This guideline covers the management of Crohn’s disease in children, young people and adults. It aims to reduce people’s symptoms and maintain or improve their quality of life.
Evidence-based decisions on Endocuff Vision for assisting visualisation during colonoscopy
Evidence-based recommendations on inserting a collagen plug to close an abdominal wall enterocutaneous fistula
Evidence-based recommendations on negative pressure (vacuum therapy) wound therapy for the open (exposed) abdomen to aid healing
This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of prostate cancer in secondary care, including information on the best way to diagnose and identify different stages of the disease, and how to manage adverse effects of treatment. It also includes recommendations on follow-up in primary care for people diagnosed with prostate cancer.