Using Faecal Calprotectin Testing in Primary Care

Dr James Turvill, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust discusses the York Faecal Calprotectin Care Pathway.

Using Faecal Calprotectin Testing in Primary Care: Watch the Video.

Calprotectin Testing in Primary Care is detailed in this informative video. Dr James Turvill, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust discusses the York Faecal Calprotectin Care Pathway.
Dr Turvill has been working with the Yorkshire & Humber AHSN, to facilitate the implementation of the York Faecal Calprotectin Care by CCGs in the region.

In this video he discusses the evidence accumulated to devise the care pathway. In addition, he describes the results of a pilot study and how primary care will be using the care pathway to distinguish IBS from IBD for improved clinical and cost effectiveness.

You can also read the publication of Dr Turvill’s work: Evaluation of a faecal calprotectin care pathway for use in primary care from Primary Health Care Research & Development.

If you have any enquiries or would like some guidance about implementation of calprotectin testing in primary care please contact Dr Turvill on James.Turvill@York.NHS.UK

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