Crohn's and Colitis UK - IBD Nurse Specialist

IBD Nurse Specialists provide expert support and advice for people living with Crohn’s and Colitis that are under the care of their specialist IBD service. Find your local specialist services for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) by searching by postcode, town or clicking on the map (click here to access).

IBD Advice Lines

If a patient becomes unwell between appointments, many IBD services across the UK provide an advice line they can call for help.

The advice lines are usually run by IBD Nurse Specialists who can provide expert support and advice about Inflammatory Bowel Disease, but other members of the local IBD team (e.g. doctors or trained administrative staff) may answer them, too.

IBD Nurse Specialists have advanced knowledge of IBD and they can assess and advise patients over the phone. They may also help organise appointments if they think they’re needed.