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COVID-19 advice for healthcare professionals

First published on 10 Apr 2020

Joint ACPGBI, BSG and BSGAR considerations for adapting the rapid access colorectoral cancer pathway during COVID-19 pandemic

NHS England recently published specialty advice for endoscopy services, advocating continuation of both the rapid access cancer referral pathway and bowel cancer screening with FIT: During the COVID-19 pandemic, rapid access two week wait colorectal cancer referrals will continue. Changes […]

First published on 30 Mar 2020

BSG expanded consensus advice for the management of IBD during the COVID-19 pandemic

Introduction Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), comprising Crohn’s Disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC), is a condition in which the gastrointestinal immune system responds inappropriately.  It is therefore often treated with immune suppression medications to control inflammation and to prevent ‘flares’, […]