The purpose of these guidelines is to provide practical guidance for the provision of bowel care for patients with a colostomy or ileostomy .
Patient Industry Professionals Forum guidelines for prescribing stomas.
Patient Industry Professionals Forum guidelines for prescribing urinary continence.
Guidelines on the different types of Stoma and how to identify each.
The ACPGBI would expect the following of any surgeon managing elective cases of colorectal cancer.
'Acute severe colitis' (formerly known as fulminant colitis) is a potentially life-threatening condition that constitutes a medical and surgical emergency. The majority of cases are due to ulcerative colitis although other causes such as Crohn's colitis and pseudomembranous colitis can result in a similar clinical picture.
Members are encouraged to familiarise themselves with job planning and contract details and/or seek advice from a specialist organisation/trade union (eg BMA, HCSA).
This guidance provides information on sexual and reproductive health for individuals with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).