Royal College of Nursing and NHS England (2018) Best value biological medicines: briefing for specialist nurses, November 2018. (no place): (no publisher).
This briefing covers the role of specialist nurses in supporting patients who switch to best value biological medicines. It focusses on adalimumab, biological versions of which are scheduled to be available on a framework agreement on behalf of the NHS from 1 December 2018.
Royal College of Nursing (2015) Iron deficiency and anaemia in adults: a guide, London: RCN.
British Society of Gastroenterology (2018) Improving gastrointestinal and liver care through research. The clinical research strategy of the British Society of Gastroenterology, London: BSG.
British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (2008) Guidelines for the management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in children in the UK, BSPGHN.
IBD Standards Group (2013) Standards for the healthcare of people who have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). IBD standards, London: IBD Standards Group.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2012) Crohn’s disease: management: NICE guideline CG152 (updated May 2016), London: NICE.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2011) Colorectal cancer: diagnosis and management: NICE guideline CG131 (updated December 2014), London: NICE.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2015) Inflammatory bowel disease: NICE quality standard QS81, London: NICE.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2016) Irritable bowel syndrome in adults: NICE quality standard QS114, London: NICE.
The Cochrane Library: systematic reviews
Welsh Assembly Government (2008) All Wales gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition standards for children and young people’s specialised healthcare services, Wales: WAG.
Royal College of Nursing (2007) Role descriptives for inflammatory bowel disease nurse specialists: RCN guidance, London: RCN.
We would like to thank the RCN Gastrointestinal Nursing community for their input into the development of this subject guide.