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.
British Society of Gastroenterology (2018) Improving gastrointestinal and liver care through research. The clinical research strategy of the British Society of Gastroenterology, London: BSG.
Crohn’s and Colitis UK (2019) IBD standards, London: Crohn’s and Colitis UK.
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 (2019) Crohn’s disease management: NICE guidelines NG 129.
NICE guidance is officially England only.
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.
Royal College of Nursing (2019) Iron deficiency and anaemia in adults, London: RCN.
Welsh Assembly Government (2008) All Wales gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition standards for children and young people’s specialised healthcare services, Wales: WAG.
We would like to thank the RCN Gastrointestinal Nursing community for their input into the development of this subject guide.