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Reshaping policy to deliver holistic care for adolescents with Crohn’s disease

08 December 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Evidence & practice

The number of adolescents with Crohn’s disease (CD) is rising, with one third of cases diagnosed before turning 21 years old. Evidence shows that long-term medical...

An overview of inflammatory bowel disease

10 December 2018

Nursing Standard

gastrointestinal care

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a term that refers to two main conditions: Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. It is a lifelong inflammatory disorder that...

A lifelong journey

16 May 2006

Nursing Standard


Working as an inflammatory bowel disease specialist nurse has enabled Vicki Edge to provide continuity of care for patients with this chronic condition. In addition,...

The digestive system: part 1

12 February 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article, which forms part of the life sciences series and is the first of two articles on the digestive system, explores the structure and function of the...