Irritable Bowel Syndrome


Patients with symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) will be directed to first line advice upon referral to Dietetic department:


Webinar can be found at: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/irritable-bowel-syndrome-ibs/further-help-and-support/?a=1


Patients will also be signposted to second line advice (should it be required), 'The Low FODMAP Diet' webinar - https://patientwebinars.co.uk/condition/ibs/webinars/


Patients will be supplied with contact details by which to self refer for a Dietetic appointment if:

  • There has been no improvement despite following first and second line advice for a minimum of 8 weeks at each stage
  • Patient has identified a particular FODMAP food causing symptoms or have further concerns
  • Patient is unable to access or interpret digital resources