Build an IBD team
Explore your options for building an IBD team for your trust.
The presence of a well-supported IBD team enables patients to access high quality clinical care.
Building a specialist team not only provides better care for people with IBD, bringing your trust up to the IBD Standards, but also benefits the efficient and effective running of the trust as a whole.
Specialist IBD nurses play a fundamental role in delivering high quality patient care and experience, lead patient centred service redesign, improve the quality of care and represent excellent value for money.
Who is in an IBD team?
An IBD team is a multidisciplinary team of Consultant Gastroenterologists, Surgeons, Registrars, Pharmacists, Nurses and Dieticians, all with a specialist knowledge of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Why build an IBD team?
Specialist care for people with IBD promotes patient welbeing as well as reducing pressure on other departments.
Building a business case for IBD Nurse Specialists
If you think that your IBD service needs improving, read our step-by-step guide on how to build a business case.