Give me the number of Crohn’s patients being treated by you at any time
For the financial year 2010/11 there were 153 admissions where patients were diagnosed with Crohn’s disease which equated to 148 patients.
Send me any information to provide understanding about the treatment process, for example:
1. Patient pathways
The Trust follows the BSG and NICE guidance see link http://www.bsg.org.uk/clinical/general/guidelines.html
2. Local guideline
The Trust follows national guidance - BSG
3. Business cases relating to treatment
4. Protocols – especially prior to surgery
There are no specific pre surgery protocols for Crohn’s disease patients.
5. The number of clinic slots available to you patients per month.
The Trust undertakes 20-24 GI clinics per month, and 8 CNS clinics. The clinics incorporate slots for Crohn’s patients, there is not a specific number allocated.
6. Relevant formulary data
7. Any relevant audit data
We are currently participating in the IBD audit which is currently in it’s 3rd round.
Who is the local lead relating to the treatment of Crohn’s
Dr Andrew Dixon
The names of any GPwSIs
1. Crohn’s Disease
2. Ulcerative Colitis
3. Gastroenterolgy in General
There are no GPwSI’s for the above