In this episode, Charlie Andrews speaks to Dr James Turvill about faecal calprotectin use in primary care. Dr Turvill is a gastroenterologist based in York, who was instrumental in developing the NICE-approved and widely adopted York Faecal Calprotectin Care Pathway. What is calprotectin? When should we use it in primary care? How should we interpret the result? Can any medications or conditions affect the result? Listen on to find the answers to these questions!
The care pathway can be found here: https://www.yorkhospitals.nhs.uk/seecmsfile/?id=941. It is recommended that you have a look at this either before, after or during this episode to enhance your learning. Enjoy!