What is it about?

This study reports the first protocolbased pathway for nurse-led follow-up. Using validated questionnaires, suitable pouch patients were followed up in nurse-led clinics over a 12-month period then sent an online survey to report on the service they received. Overall, most patients were satisfied with the nurse-led follow-up; however, further engagement and investment in the workforce and infrastructure is required to offer sustainable services.

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Why is it important?

Outline the intervals of the structured follow-up and quality of life progression over time. Ensure Pouch patients are provided with the best care

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This page is a summary of: Nurse-led surveillance of ileoanal pouch patients post-stoma reversal: outcomes at 12-month review, British Journal of Nursing, March 2022, Mark Allen Group, DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2022.31.6.s14.
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