Patient involvement in Research Day

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Research is about finding answers. But we aren’t always asking the right questions in the right way!

Young people in a meeting

We want to ask the questions that will make a real difference to people with Crohn's and Colitis. You can help to shape these questions by joining our annual Patient Involvement in Research Day. 

This event provides a forum for your voice to influence the research that's being done, how it's done, and how the results are shared. 

Involving people with Crohn’s and Colitis at every stage of a research study, from design to implementation to sharing results, makes for better research, better results, and increased likelihood of improving lives and finding a cure.

Join the conversation to ensure research delivers results for you.

Want to get involved in research?

The best quality research happens when people with Crohn's and Colitis are involved, and you can make a difference at every stage of research.


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We know it can be difficult to live with, or support someone living with these conditions. But you’re not alone. We provide up-to-date, evidence-based information and can support you to live well with Crohn’s or Colitis.

Our helpline team can help by:

  • Providing information about Crohn’s and Colitis.

  • Listening and talking through your situation.

  • Helping you to find support from others in the Crohn’s and Colitis community.

  • Signposting you to specialist organisations.

Please be aware we’re not medically or legally trained. We cannot provide detailed financial or benefits advice or specialist emotional support.

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If you need specific medical advice about your condition, your GP or IBD team will be best placed to help.

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