Tagged: inflammatory bowel disease


C. difficile increases risk of death six-fold in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

News & events | 20 Apr 2011 | Tags: Clostridium difficile IBD inflammatory bowel disease

Patients admitted to hospital with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) face a sixfold greater risk of death if they become infected with Clostridium difficile, a new study has found. The researchers say IBD patients should be screened on admission to protect them from serious illness. IBD, consisting of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative …


South London’s first patient panel for inflammatory bowel disease sufferers to be launched at St George’s Hospital

News & events | 30 Sep 2010 | Tags: bowel colitis Crohn’s inflammatory inflammatory bowel disease ulcerative ulcerative colitis

A group of health professionals and patients from South London aims to establish the area’s first independent patient panel for people suffering from debilitating bowel conditions, such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The new panel at St George’s Hospital, Tooting, will be launched at a public event on 16th …