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IBD Registry web tool launched!

We’re delighted to announce that the web tool is now live, and the first sites are currently on track to be entering data by mid-August. We have secured the necessary permissions for hospitals in the devolved nations to access the

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BSG meeting June 2016

Join Stuart Bloom, Ian Arnott, Pearl Avery, Keith Bodger and Fraser Cummings at the BSG meeting in Liverpool next month. Delivering Quality with the IBD Registry will give you a chance to find out more about IBD Audit and IBD

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Regional Meetings and Next Steps

Most of you who came to a regional meeting have written a local plan focusing on the next steps you need to take to join the Registry. We hope you’ve been able to put your plan into action, but if

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Latest data submission March 2016

We now have information from 11 hospitals on 12,246 IBD patients (up from 8 hospitals and 8,037 IBD patients last quarter). 3 additional teams have registered with HSCIC, so are ready to contribute their data next time. We’re making steady

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We’re recruiting a data manager

The new post of Data Manager has been created to be responsible for maintaining and updating the central database systems within the IBD Registry IT infrastructure. This will involve set up of new hospital and user registrations, user helpline enquiries and configuring the databases and reports. Training in the InfoFlex software will be provided.

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A reminder about consent

From May 2016 all patients in the Registry will need to be consented; there are four separate consent questions and our experience so far suggests patients tend to consent to all. Informed consent for Registry. This allows personal demographic and

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Successful data upload

Participating hospitals have just completed the latest upload of their IBD data to the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) and the Registry now has data from 8 hospitals (6 using the Registry PMS, 1 using web tool and

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Local benefits – the Dorset experience

Clinical Nurse Specialist Pearl Avery reports on how being part of the IBD Registry is helping the Dorset IBD team provide a better service to patients. Responding to patients The patient management system is giving us the ability to respond

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IBD Registry web tool

The web tool is now being made available, and will be especially useful for those sites that are unable to use the PMS or another local clinical system. A brief comparison of the Web Tool and PMS functionality is listed

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BSG & RCP collaborate on IBD Audit

The IBD Audit programme based at the Royal College of Physicians, the IBD Registry and the British Society of Gastroenterology are currently working together to plan a long term strategy to embed the delivery of audit and quality improvement into

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