Reference 2019-661

REF:          2019-661 

Subject:      Inflammatory Bowel Disease data 

    

 

Request:

I am writing to request the sharing of the most current information available regarding the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Multidisciplinary Teams, and prescription of biologic drugs to treat IBD in the UK. Specifically:

The IBD MDTs available within the trust

The size of the MDT, and professional makeup (ie, how many consultant gastroenterologists, clinical nurse specialists, colorectal surgeons, dietitians and other specialisations)

Whether the trust prescribes biologics to treat some patients with IBD (specifically: infliximab, adalimumab, golimumab, vedolizumab)

Available facilities for patients with IBD in the trust (endoscopy, biologics infusion, radiography)

 

Response:

The IBD MDTs available within the trust Weekly IBD MDT
The size of the MDT, and professional makeup (ie, how many consultant gastroenterologists, clinical nurse specialists, colorectal surgeons, dietitians and other specialisations) 1 Consultant Nurse

2 specialist IBD nurses

2+gastroenterologists

2 colorectal surgeons

IBD dietician

Psychologist

Radiologist

Whether the trust prescribes biologics to treat some patients with IBD (specifically: infliximab, adalimumab, golimumab, vedolizumab) Prescription of vedolizumab, adalimumab, infliximab, ustekinumab, tofacitinib
Available facilities for patients with IBD in the trust (endoscopy, biologics infusion, radiography) Endoscopy, biologics infusion, radiography, wireless capsule endoscopy