Establishing the aims, format and function for multidisciplinary team-driven care within an inflammatory bowel disease service: a multicentre qualitative specialist-based consensus study.
Pritesh S Morar, Nick Sevdalis, Janindra Warusavitarne, Ailsa Hart, James Green, Cathryn Edwards, Omar Faiz
Frontline Gastroenterol | Published : 2018
OBJECTIVE: To obtain a specialist-based consensus on the aims, format and function for MDT-driven care within an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) service. DESIGN: This was a prospective, multicentre study using a Delphi formal consensus-building methodology. SETTING: Participants were recruited nationally across 13 centres from July to August 2014. PARTICIPANTS: 24 participants were included into the Delphi Specialist Consensus Panel. They included six consultant colorectal surgeons, six gastroenterologists, five consultant radiologists, three consultant histopathologists and 4 IBD nurse specialists. INTERVENTIONS: Panellists ranked items on a Likert scale (1=not important to 5=very importan..View full abstract