NICE issues new quality standards for IPF
NICE, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, has today issued a new quality standard for the care of people who have idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
This is to make sure they have access to the right health and social care professionals.
Trustee for Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis Dr Gisli Jenkins, Respiratory Clinician Scientist and associate Professor and Honorary Consultant at the University of Nottingham, says:
“The NICE quality standards for IPF are a major step in the right direction and we will be working to ensure that all aspects are implemented for IPF patients.”
Dr Jenkins’ heads a laboratory focused on Pulmonary Fibrosis, and is also the Clinical Lead for the Nottingham Interstitial Lung Diseases Unit.