The following links provide information on national guidelines  relating to gastroenterological management of your patient and guidance for patient referral. This site will be regularly up dated.

National Guidelines

NICE gastroenterology and British Society of Gastroenterology

  Type/Headline - Clinical Practice Guidelines  
  Diagnosis and management of Barrett's columnar-lined oesophagus
Biritish Society of Gastroenterology
 
  Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Mechanisms and Practical Management
Biritish Society of Gastroenterology
 
  Management of Ascites in Cirrhosis
Biritish Society of Gastroenterology
 
  Management of Common Bile Duct Stones (CBDS)
Biritish Society of Gastroenterology
 
  Management of Iron Deficiency Anaemia 2005
Biritish Society of Gastroenterology
 
  Management of Patients with a Short Bowel
Biritish Society of Gastroenterology
 
  Osteoporosis in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Coeliac Disease
Biritish Society of Gastroenterology
 
  Patients with Pancreatic Cancer, Periampullary and Ampullary Carcinomas
Biritish Society of Gastroenterology
 
  Management of Patients with Pancreatic Cancer, Periampullary and Ampullary Carcinomas
Department of Health
 
  Dyspepsia: Managing dyspepsia in adults in primary care
NICE guidelines
 
  Faecal incontinence
NICE guidelines
 
  Irritable bowel syndrome
NICE guidelines
 
  Obesity
NICE guidelines
 
  Referral guidelines for suspected cancer
NICE guidelines
 

Guidelines in development

In addition, NICE guidelines are available on line relating to a range of Interventional procedures



   
Southern Gastro Group: Specialists in Gastroenterology