Victoria Hilton and her team, finalists of the NICE Shared Learning Awards, tell us about an improved care pathway to support better outcomes for patients with gastrointestinal problems
4 results for IBD
Following NICE recommendations, patients with Crohn’s disease will have routine NHS access to drug ustekinumab, which offers a new way of treating the condition.
A simple stool test could help GPs decide whether patients have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or other more serious bowel conditions.
Symptom relief through the range of recommended drugs and treatments available should be the primary outcome for patients with ulcerative colitis, according to NICE.