Importance of Adherence Report: The Experts Review Webinar

Aug 31, 2021


Importance of Adherence Report: The Experts Review

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This Bowel Independence Day hear Professor Anton Emmanuel and Dr Ben Disney discuss their key takeaways from the Importance of Adherence Report.

The Bowel Interest Group board members discuss the fundamental features of the patient journey, top tips for healthcare professionals and the crucial solutions to tackle non-adherence.

“That patients will adhere to prescribed therapy is something that many healthcare professionals (HCPs) take for granted. However, a multitude of data covering a range of therapies and a range of clinical contexts have shown that it is easier to give advice than it is to monitor that the advice is being followed.”


18:30 – 18:40   Overview of why adherence is so important for patients
18:40 – 18:50   Review of key figures in the new report
18:50 – 19:00   In depth look at adherence in bowel therapies
19:00 – 19:15   Recommendations for healthcare professionals
19:15 – 19:30   Q&A


Professor Anton Emmanuel

BSc, MD, FRCP, University College London and University College Hospital

Anton Emmanuel obtained his medical degree from London University. He is a Neuro-Gastroenterologist at University College London and Consultant Gastroenterologist at University College Hospital at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (Queen Square) and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (Stanmore).

He is director of the GI Physiology Unit at University College Hospital as well as providing specialist gastroenterology service for patients with neurological illness He currently chairs the Clinical Studies Group of the NGM section of the BSG, is the Medical Director of Core, the largest UK gastrointestinal charity, and is editor in chief of Frontline Gastroenterology, a specialist clinical journal.

Ben Disney

Consultant Gastroenterologist, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire

Ben Disney is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at University Hospital Coventry. Ben studied Pharmacology at Liverpool University before undertaking Medicine at the University of Warwick. He continued post-graduate training in the West Midlands. He completed a 2-year research degree focusing on gastrointestinal bleeding and was awarded an MD from the University of Birmingham. Ben’s current interests include functional gastrointestinal disorders, inflammatory bowel disease and endoscopy.

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