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This meeting is organised and fully funded by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Mon 23rd Sep 2019 - Tue 24th Sep 2019

Hilton Birmingham Metropole
The NEC Birmingham
Pendigo Way, Marston Green
Birmingham B40 1PP

14th National IBD Nurse Forum 2019

"Raising Profiles: The Importance of the IBD Nurse Specialist"

 

A meeting to discuss the decision raising the profile of the IBD Nurse Specialist.

 

We are delighted to invite you to the 14th National IBD Nurse Forum, a meeting packed full of relevant educational content looking at the role of the IBD Nurse Specialist within the MDT. The meeting will also look at a series of case studies and cover a debate on the hot topic of IBD helplines.

Ferring Pharmaceuticals, the sponsors, have given us free-reign to bring a talented group of speakers to you in order to address key topics in the field of IBD management, and look at the evolving role of the IBD Nurse Specialist.

The aim of the meeting is to share the experiences of our esteemed colleagues, review current practice to aid you in your own clinical work, and help raise the importance of the IBD Nurse Specialist role in your hospital.

We hope you enjoy it.

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September 22, 2019

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Coffee and Registration
Session 1
The Evolution of the IBD Nurse: Reflection and Innovation. Followed by a 10 minute Q&A after each presentation
5:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Welcome and introduction
Lisa Younge - Faculty Chair
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
How to become an IBD Nurse: starting out
Fiona Donovan
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6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
How to remain an IBD Nurse: self-care and celebrating the role
Tracey Shaul
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7:30 pm -
Dinner

September 23, 2019

8:00 am - 8:30 am
Registration
8:30 am - 8:35 am
Chair’s Introduction
Session 2
Clinical Management of difficult cases: an MDT approach. Followed by a 10 minute Q&A after each presentation
8:35 am - 9:20 am
Crohn’s peri-anal case study
Ms Laura Hancock
Graeme Syme
Dr Andrew Murdock
Lucy Medcalf
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9:20 am - 10:10 am
UC flare management liaison with primary care
Graeme Syme
Dr Andrew Murdock
Dr Kevin Barrett
Lisa Younge
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10:10 am - 10:30 am
Coffee and check out
Session 3
Raising the profile of IBD! Followed by a 10 minute Q&A after each presentation
10:30 am - 11:30 am
• Giving the IBD Nurse Specialist a voice
• The art of writing a successful business case
Professor Mark Radford
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11:30 am - 12:10 pm
Learning from the patient
Uma Lanka
Gemma Winsor
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12:10 pm - 12:30 pm
The role of the Research Nurse
Emma Levell
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12:30 pm - 1:10 pm
Lunch
Session 4
Getting it right for the future. Followed by a 10 minute Q&A after each presentation
1:10 pm - 2:15 pm
Helpline debate
Aileen Fraser
Kath Phillis
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2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
CCUK IBD Nursing Innovation Projects
Isobel Mason
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3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Newsround and future gazing
Glyn Scott
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3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Faculty wrap-up
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Coffee and depart

Speakers

Dr Kevin Barrett

General Practitioner, Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology, Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group (HVCCG), Rickmansworth and Hertfordshire

Fiona Donovan

IBD Nurse Specialist, Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London

Aileen Fraser

IBD Clinical Nurse Specialist, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol

Ms Laura Hancock

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

Emma Levell

Clinical Research Nurse, Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Hampshire

Isobel Mason

Gastroenterology Nurse Consultant, Royal Free London Foundation Trust and IBD Nursing Development Manager at CCUK

Susie Slattery and Gemma Winsor

Patient Engagement Officers, CCUK

Lucy Medcalf

IBD Nurse Specialist, King’s College Hospital London

Dr Andrew Murdock

Clinical Lead Gastroenterologist, The Southern Trust Northern Ireland and Chair of the Northern Ireland IBD Group

Kath Phillis

Lead IBD Clinical Nurse Specialist, Chesterfield Royal Hospital, Derbyshire

Professor Mark Radford

Director of Nursing for NHS Improvement and Professor of Nursing, Birmingham City and Coventry Universities, Birmingham and Coventry

Glyn Scott

IBD Nurse Specialist, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital, Margate

Cath Stansfield

Nurse Consultant in Gastroenterology, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

Graeme Syme

Senior Specialist Gastrointestinal Dietitian, Royal Hospital, London

Lisa Younge

IBD Nurse Specialist, Royal London Hospital, London

Tracey Shaul

IBD Clinical Nurse Specialist, Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust

Meet the FacultyClick faculty images for biographies

Lisa Younge

Lisa is the Lead Inflammatory Bowel Disease Nurse Specialist at Barts and the London NHS Trust, UK. She was responsible for setting up the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) nursing service and now manages the nursing service in collaboration with consultant gastroenterologists. She has over 15 years’ experience working as an inflammatory bowel disease nurse specialist and has been responsible for the creation of and subsequent development of IBD nursing services specialists at various hospitals prior to her current post.

Lisa completed her nurse training at the North London College of Health Studies, London, UK, and has subsequently completed an MSc in Advanced Nursing Practice, for which she undertook an audit of satisfaction levels with service delivery at her own trust amongst older patients with IBD.

Lisa has published extensively in the field of gastroenterology, on topics including IBD treatment and the contribution of specialist nurses to the management of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

She has been involved with the education of both pre and post registration nurses regarding management of IBD, and also served as a committee member on relevant organisations related to the specialty, including the Royal College of Nursing IBD Special Interest group, British Society of Gastroenterology IBD Section and NECCO.

In March 2019 she started working with Crohn’s and Colitis UK for two days a week as project manager, IBD nursing.

Lucy Medcalf

Lucy has been an IBD Nurse Specialist since 2004 working in London and she is currently the Lead IBD Nurse at King’s College Hospital.

Lucy is also the Chair of the London & South East Regional RCN IBD Network Group. She also runs the Patient Education Programme with Crohns & Colitis UK in London.

Glyn Scott

Glyn is Consultant Nurse for Gastroenterology & Endoscopy at East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust. Within this role he is responsible for leading the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) from a Nursing perspective. He is working on developing the Trusts Nurse Led IBD service. He is also completing Nurse Endoscopist Training, specialising in sigmoidoscopies. Prior to this role he had a varied career in nursing working within IBD, nutrition, critical care and management roles.

Glyn is passionate about improving the patient experience and using evaluation strategies to continually monitor and improve the care delivered to the patient. He has always had a keen interest in using the workplace to develop staff to support the delivery of the highest levels of care. He has a wide portfolio of conference presentations both nationally and internationally and is constantly inspired by the good practice shared by all the presenters.

Lisa is the Lead Inflammatory Bowel Disease Nurse Specialist at Barts and the London NHS Trust, UK. She was responsible for setting up the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) nursing service and now manages the nursing service in collaboration with consultant gastroenterologists. She has over 15 years’ experience working as an inflammatory bowel disease nurse specialist and has been responsible for the creation of and subsequent development of IBD nursing services specialists at various hospitals prior to her current post.

Lisa completed her nurse training at the North London College of Health Studies, London, UK, and has subsequently completed an MSc in Advanced Nursing Practice, for which she undertook an audit of satisfaction levels with service delivery at her own trust amongst older patients with IBD.

Lisa has published extensively in the field of gastroenterology, on topics including IBD treatment and the contribution of specialist nurses to the management of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

She has been involved with the education of both pre and post registration nurses regarding management of IBD, and also served as a committee member on relevant organisations related to the specialty, including the Royal College of Nursing IBD Special Interest group, British Society of Gastroenterology IBD Section and NECCO.

In March 2019 she started working with Crohn’s and Colitis UK for two days a week as project manager, IBD nursing.

Lucy has been an IBD Nurse Specialist since 2004 working in London and she is currently the Lead IBD Nurse at King’s College Hospital.

Lucy is also the Chair of the London & South East Regional RCN IBD Network Group. She also runs the Patient Education Programme with Crohns & Colitis UK in London.

Glyn is Consultant Nurse for Gastroenterology & Endoscopy at East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust. Within this role he is responsible for leading the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) from a Nursing perspective. He is working on developing the Trusts Nurse Led IBD service. He is also completing Nurse Endoscopist Training, specialising in sigmoidoscopies. Prior to this role he had a varied career in nursing working within IBD, nutrition, critical care and management roles.

Glyn is passionate about improving the patient experience and using evaluation strategies to continually monitor and improve the care delivered to the patient. He has always had a keen interest in using the workplace to develop staff to support the delivery of the highest levels of care. He has a wide portfolio of conference presentations both nationally and internationally and is constantly inspired by the good practice shared by all the presenters.

Meet the SpeakersClick the speaker for their biography

Dr Kevin Barrett

Kevin is a GP in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, and is the Royal College of General Practitioners and Crohn’s and Colitis UK Inflammatory Bowel Disease Spotlight Project Clinical Champion and Chair of the Primary Care Society for Gastroenterology. He has an interest in the interface between Primary and Secondary Care and how pathways, communication and relationships between these key areas of medicine can be improved.

Fiona Donovan

Fiona Donovan started work as an IBD Nurse at Kingston Hospital in 2015 setting up a successful Nurse-Led IBD Service.
Since August 2019 she has taken on a new challenge as the Lead IBD Nurse Post at St George’s in South West London.
Fiona has been Secretary for the RCN IBD Network Group for London and the South East for the last three years and has just accepted the role of Chair.

Aileen Fraser

Aileen Fraser leads the IBD nursing service University Hospitals Bristol, where she has been in post as the IBD CNS since 2001. In addition to her clinical practice, Aileen has also made contributions to IBD research, co-authoring papers on mortality rates in ulcerative colitis patients from a 6-year retrospective case review, real-world data on the clinical experience of methotrexate in Crohn’s disease .

Since taking up post as the IBD CNS for the trust Aileen has been active within the IBD nurse community, chairing the Severnside regional IBD nurse group and having been secretary for the national group and former RCN IBD Forum representatives on the BSG IBD Section Committee . Alongside this she has undertaken an MSc in advanced practice, completing this with a dissertation on sexual dysfunction in pouch patients . Her other interests include managing patient expectations and the effect of insomnia on fatigue levels in the IBD community.

Ms Laura Hancock

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (Wythenshawe). IBD Surgical Lead.
Member of ACPGBI Executive Committee, Chair of ACPGBI Education and Training Committee, member of ACPGBI IBD Clinical Advisory Group and IBD sub-committee. Member of the UK IBD Genetics Consortium.

Kevin is a GP in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, and is the Royal College of General Practitioners and Crohn’s and Colitis UK Inflammatory Bowel Disease Spotlight Project Clinical Champion and Chair of the Primary Care Society for Gastroenterology. He has an interest in the interface between Primary and Secondary Care and how pathways, communication and relationships between these key areas of medicine can be improved.

Fiona Donovan started work as an IBD Nurse at Kingston Hospital in 2015 setting up a successful Nurse-Led IBD Service.
Since August 2019 she has taken on a new challenge as the Lead IBD Nurse Post at St George’s in South West London.
Fiona has been Secretary for the RCN IBD Network Group for London and the South East for the last three years and has just accepted the role of Chair.

Aileen Fraser leads the IBD nursing service University Hospitals Bristol, where she has been in post as the IBD CNS since 2001. In addition to her clinical practice, Aileen has also made contributions to IBD research, co-authoring papers on mortality rates in ulcerative colitis patients from a 6-year retrospective case review, real-world data on the clinical experience of methotrexate in Crohn’s disease .

Since taking up post as the IBD CNS for the trust Aileen has been active within the IBD nurse community, chairing the Severnside regional IBD nurse group and having been secretary for the national group and former RCN IBD Forum representatives on the BSG IBD Section Committee . Alongside this she has undertaken an MSc in advanced practice, completing this with a dissertation on sexual dysfunction in pouch patients . Her other interests include managing patient expectations and the effect of insomnia on fatigue levels in the IBD community.

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (Wythenshawe). IBD Surgical Lead.
Member of ACPGBI Executive Committee, Chair of ACPGBI Education and Training Committee, member of ACPGBI IBD Clinical Advisory Group and IBD sub-committee. Member of the UK IBD Genetics Consortium.

Emma Levell

Emma Levell is a Clinical Research Nurse for Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Emma manages the portfolio of IBD and hepatology studies at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester, having previously worked at Southampton Universities NHS Foundation Trust also managing their IBD research team there. She was educated as a nurse at the University of Southampton, and graduated with an MSc (Nursing). She has worked in clinical research for 6 years, and is particularly keen on promoting the nexus of clinical practice and clinical research in order to embed the provision of clinical research as a fundamental part of care.

She tweets on behalf of HHFT R&D @HHFTResearch and also at @EmmaHHFT.

Isobel Mason

Isobel Mason works as a Nurse Consultant in Gastroenterology, at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust leading gastroenterology nursing services. The department is the busiest nursing service in the Trust and involves 16 nurse specialists and practitioners working as part of the multidisciplinary team in all areas of gastroenterology and nutrition nursing.

Isobel leads the service, supporting and developing nurses and making strategic decisions about improving and advancing nursing practice.

Her clinical role previously included busy inflammatory bowel disease nursing service which is now run day-to-day by three other nurse specialists. Isobel also runs clinics for patients with dyspepsia, coeliac disease iron deficiency anaemia and a family history of colorectal cancer.

Isobel was chair of the RCN Crohn’s and Colitis special interest group until January 2009 and in this role represented the RCN in the development of the original Quality Care Standards for IBD care.
She became chair of the RCN Gastrointestinal Nursing Forum in May 2011 and led the first national audit into IBD nursing, roles and activity.

In 2016, she started a secondment with Crohns and Colitis UK, to lead and shape their IBD Nursing Campaign ‘More IBD Nurses – Better Care.’ Launched in May with an impactful supporter e-action, the campaign recognises the invaluable impact IBD nurses have on patient experience and outcome. The aim is that, across the UK 95% of charity supporters, have access to IBD specialist nursing services.

Gemma Winsor

Gemma Winsor works as a Patient Engagement Officer within the Health Service Development Team at Crohn’s and Colitis UK. Recently appointed, she has worked in several patient/client facing roles, most recently for the Department of Work and Pensions, as a Mental Health Community Partner. Gemma has co-produced numerous resources, facilitated patient groups and worked on a helpline, bringing practical skills and examples to the session. Gemma is currently working on the IBD Patient Survey, a large-scale piece of work, focussed on learning from IBD patients and she hopes to provide you with the information and support to engage patients in your service.

Dr Andrew Murdock

Dr Andrew Murdock is a Consultant Gastroenterologist & Deputy Clinical Information Officer for Southern Trust NHS Northern Ireland. Chairperson Northern Ireland IBD Interest Group and Co Chair Northern Ireland GI Small Working Group both groups helping to advance IBD care in both Primary & secondary care. He has represented the Northern Ireland region on the IBD UK Standards Review Group. In his spare time he enjoys boring people rigid with his encyclopaedic knowledge of the Star Wars universe.

Emma Levell is a Clinical Research Nurse for Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Emma manages the portfolio of IBD and hepatology studies at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester, having previously worked at Southampton Universities NHS Foundation Trust also managing their IBD research team there. She was educated as a nurse at the University of Southampton, and graduated with an MSc (Nursing). She has worked in clinical research for 6 years, and is particularly keen on promoting the nexus of clinical practice and clinical research in order to embed the provision of clinical research as a fundamental part of care.

She tweets on behalf of HHFT R&D @HHFTResearch and also at @EmmaHHFT.

Isobel Mason works as a Nurse Consultant in Gastroenterology, at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust leading gastroenterology nursing services. The department is the busiest nursing service in the Trust and involves 16 nurse specialists and practitioners working as part of the multidisciplinary team in all areas of gastroenterology and nutrition nursing.

Isobel leads the service, supporting and developing nurses and making strategic decisions about improving and advancing nursing practice.

Her clinical role previously included busy inflammatory bowel disease nursing service which is now run day-to-day by three other nurse specialists. Isobel also runs clinics for patients with dyspepsia, coeliac disease iron deficiency anaemia and a family history of colorectal cancer.

Isobel was chair of the RCN Crohn’s and Colitis special interest group until January 2009 and in this role represented the RCN in the development of the original Quality Care Standards for IBD care.
She became chair of the RCN Gastrointestinal Nursing Forum in May 2011 and led the first national audit into IBD nursing, roles and activity.

In 2016, she started a secondment with Crohns and Colitis UK, to lead and shape their IBD Nursing Campaign ‘More IBD Nurses – Better Care.’ Launched in May with an impactful supporter e-action, the campaign recognises the invaluable impact IBD nurses have on patient experience and outcome. The aim is that, across the UK 95% of charity supporters, have access to IBD specialist nursing services.

Gemma Winsor works as a Patient Engagement Officer within the Health Service Development Team at Crohn’s and Colitis UK. Recently appointed, she has worked in several patient/client facing roles, most recently for the Department of Work and Pensions, as a Mental Health Community Partner. Gemma has co-produced numerous resources, facilitated patient groups and worked on a helpline, bringing practical skills and examples to the session. Gemma is currently working on the IBD Patient Survey, a large-scale piece of work, focussed on learning from IBD patients and she hopes to provide you with the information and support to engage patients in your service.

Dr Andrew Murdock is a Consultant Gastroenterologist & Deputy Clinical Information Officer for Southern Trust NHS Northern Ireland. Chairperson Northern Ireland IBD Interest Group and Co Chair Northern Ireland GI Small Working Group both groups helping to advance IBD care in both Primary & secondary care. He has represented the Northern Ireland region on the IBD UK Standards Review Group. In his spare time he enjoys boring people rigid with his encyclopaedic knowledge of the Star Wars universe.

Kath Phillis

Kath qualified in 2001 (Nottingham University) and worked as a senior staff nurse on a gastroenterology medical ward for 7 years. During this time, she cared for patients with various gastroenterological/liver conditions including exacerbations of IBD. In 2008 Kath was successfully appointed as the IBD nurse practitioner at Chesterfield Royal Hospital. She was tasked with setting up a nurse led IBD service. Since then she has developed a service which she is very proud of. Kath is the Advanced IBD Clinical Nurse Specialist and the IBD clinical lead. She has an excellent working relationship with all her colleagues and was successful in securing an IBD nurse specialist role in 2014. She is also involved in caring for some patients with other GI conditions such as coeliac disease and some liver conditions.

In 2014 Kath successfully completed the non-medical prescriber’s module. Kath is the Chair for the East Midlands RCN IBD nurses network and organises 3 meetings a year which are educational and provide support to the new IBD nurses in the area. She has been privileged to be involved in previous IBD nurse meetings and symposiums. Kath is passionate about IBD nurse education and support and she is currently a trainer for an IBD nurse education programme (LOGIC) which she thoroughly enjoys and gains an immense amount of both professional and personal satisfaction. Kath says she may lack in academic credentials however she makes up for this with her passion, dedication and commitment to delivering high quality IBD care.

Professor Mark Radford

Mark Radford is Deputy Chief Nursing Officer ‐ Delivery and Innovation for NHS England and NHS Improvement with a portfolio that covers workforce, quality improvement and governance.
Mark has worked in Perioperative, Emergency and Intensive Care in the UK and Europe. He was previously been a Chief Nurse of a University Teaching Hospital and Consultant Nurse in Emergency & Trauma care. Mark is Professor of Nursing at Birmingham City and Coventry Universities, and has published research on staffing, advanced practice, perioperative and trauma care.

Graeme Syme

Graeme Syme is a Specialist Gastrointestinal Dietitian with a particular interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and functional gastrointestinal disorders. He currently works at the Royal London Hospital where he is a senior Inflammatory Bowel Disease Specialist Dietitian.

Tracey Shaul

Tracey qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1986 and began an interesting career spending the first 20 years predominantly in the operating theatre environment. Initially she began working as a scrub nurse, progressing to set up and manage the operating theatre in a Day Case Unit before becoming a Surgical Care Practitioner specialising in laparoscopic surgery. During this time she completed an Open University degree and Surgical Care Practitioner modules. In 2006 her career changed direction to develop the role of the IBD Clinical Nurse Specialist during which time she completed a Masters in Gastrointestinal Nursing and the Non- Medical Prescribing course. More recently Tracey set up an IBD nursing service in her present role. She is currently chair of the RCN South Central Regional Nurses Group.

Kath qualified in 2001 (Nottingham University) and worked as a senior staff nurse on a gastroenterology medical ward for 7 years. During this time, she cared for patients with various gastroenterological/liver conditions including exacerbations of IBD. In 2008 Kath was successfully appointed as the IBD nurse practitioner at Chesterfield Royal Hospital. She was tasked with setting up a nurse led IBD service. Since then she has developed a service which she is very proud of. Kath is the Advanced IBD Clinical Nurse Specialist and the IBD clinical lead. She has an excellent working relationship with all her colleagues and was successful in securing an IBD nurse specialist role in 2014. She is also involved in caring for some patients with other GI conditions such as coeliac disease and some liver conditions.

In 2014 Kath successfully completed the non-medical prescriber’s module. Kath is the Chair for the East Midlands RCN IBD nurses network and organises 3 meetings a year which are educational and provide support to the new IBD nurses in the area. She has been privileged to be involved in previous IBD nurse meetings and symposiums. Kath is passionate about IBD nurse education and support and she is currently a trainer for an IBD nurse education programme (LOGIC) which she thoroughly enjoys and gains an immense amount of both professional and personal satisfaction. Kath says she may lack in academic credentials however she makes up for this with her passion, dedication and commitment to delivering high quality IBD care.

Mark Radford is Deputy Chief Nursing Officer ‐ Delivery and Innovation for NHS England and NHS Improvement with a portfolio that covers workforce, quality improvement and governance.
Mark has worked in Perioperative, Emergency and Intensive Care in the UK and Europe. He was previously been a Chief Nurse of a University Teaching Hospital and Consultant Nurse in Emergency & Trauma care. Mark is Professor of Nursing at Birmingham City and Coventry Universities, and has published research on staffing, advanced practice, perioperative and trauma care.

Graeme Syme is a Specialist Gastrointestinal Dietitian with a particular interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and functional gastrointestinal disorders. He currently works at the Royal London Hospital where he is a senior Inflammatory Bowel Disease Specialist Dietitian.

Tracey qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1986 and began an interesting career spending the first 20 years predominantly in the operating theatre environment. Initially she began working as a scrub nurse, progressing to set up and manage the operating theatre in a Day Case Unit before becoming a Surgical Care Practitioner specialising in laparoscopic surgery. During this time she completed an Open University degree and Surgical Care Practitioner modules. In 2006 her career changed direction to develop the role of the IBD Clinical Nurse Specialist during which time she completed a Masters in Gastrointestinal Nursing and the Non- Medical Prescribing course. More recently Tracey set up an IBD nursing service in her present role. She is currently chair of the RCN South Central Regional Nurses Group.

Uma Lanka

Uma is an experienced science communicator and has worked for a variety of non-profit organisations and causes, including in international development, in education, and in community action. Uma is particularly passionate about reducing educational inequalities, having recently worked at the National Science Museum and then for a global health education charity before joining Crohn’s and Colitis UK in June 2019 as Education Programme Manager.

Currently working on expanding the Programme’s reach, she is hoping to help provide accurate, high-quality information to as many people affected by the conditions, and values all the help and effort that IBD Nurse Specialists put into the Programme.

Uma is an experienced science communicator and has worked for a variety of non-profit organisations and causes, including in international development, in education, and in community action. Uma is particularly passionate about reducing educational inequalities, having recently worked at the National Science Museum and then for a global health education charity before joining Crohn’s and Colitis UK in June 2019 as Education Programme Manager.

Currently working on expanding the Programme’s reach, she is hoping to help provide accurate, high-quality information to as many people affected by the conditions, and values all the help and effort that IBD Nurse Specialists put into the Programme.

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Job Code: UK-GAS-2000011 - Date of preparation: July 2022

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