NICE publish COVID-19 rapid guideline for gastrointestinal conditions

NICE publish COVID-19 rapid guideline for gastrointestinal conditions

COVID-19 rapid guideline: gastrointestinal and liver conditions treated with drugs affecting the immune response The guideline on gastrointestinal and liver conditions provides clinicians with advice on how to adjust care to reduce patients’ exposure to COVID-19 and...
Flinders University researchers shed light on colon function

Flinders University researchers shed light on colon function

New insights into how the colon functions and actually expels its contents have been revealed for the first time following decades of study by Flinders University researchers. It promises new diagnostic tools and treatments for gastrointestinal disorders to address...
Why constipation must be taken more seriously

Why constipation must be taken more seriously

Constipation is a treatable and manageable condition and yet thousands of people are admitted to A&E with constipation each year. The Bowel Interest Group’s latest report on the cost of constipation strikes home the extent of the problem and makes it...
Constipation in children is not always recognised says BBUK

Constipation in children is not always recognised says BBUK

This post has been written by June Rogers, Children’s Specialist Nurse at BBUK. Constipation in children is often unrecognised. Over time, this can result, in a large backlog of poo so that the child becomes ‘faecally impacted’. This is the medical term used to...