Royal College of Nursing (2012) Inflammatory bowel disease nursing, London: RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2015) Iron deficiency and anaemia in adults: a guide, London: RCN.
British Society of Gastroenterology (2010) Better gastrointestinal and liver health through research, 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.