Gastrointestinal system

Gastrointestinal system - commissioning policies

Please click on the links below to access the commissioning policies. The associated Equality Impact Assessments, if currently available, are accessible here.

The CCGs’ position on the implementation of policies affecting patient referral can be found here
Budesonide prolonged release multi-matrix tablets (Cortiment®) for ulcerative colitis Botulinum Toxin for the treatment of chronic anal fissure Fidaxomicin (Difliclir®) for the treatment of adults with Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Haemorrhoids - referral and specialist management in adults
To access the accompanying Clinical policy patient support information for the haemorrhoids policy please click here.
Lecicarbon A suppositories for the management of chronic constipation Linaclotide (Constella®) for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) in adults Radiofrequency ablation for Barrett's oesophagus

Please note:  Some commissioning policies approved by the previous commissioning organisations are yet to be reviewed and updated. There is an on-going programme of work in place to review and update these policies. They will then be published under the appropriate category. 

In the meantime they are still applicable to Northern, Eastern and Western Devon CCG. Former NHS Devon policies can be accessed here.

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