Inflammatory bowel disease - quality standard (QS81)

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence - NICE
Publication date:
26 February 2015


This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis) in adults, young people and children. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

 We’ve produced new guidance on gastrointestinal and liver conditions treated with drugs affecting the immune response to follow during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is relevant to statements 1, 2 and 4 in this quality standard and may help to support using the quality standard during this time.

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