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Racing is my distraction from Colitis
20 October 2021
Craig was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis at 18 and didn't immediately know how to handle this lifelong disease. Eventually, however, he learnt to open up and found joy in a distraction from the condition; racing.
A year in review: Our 38th AGM
13 October 2021
We recently held our 38th Annual General Meeting, looking over the challenges and achievements of the past year. Here's six highlights from the meeting.
Our Alex Demain 2020 Award winners - Where are they now?
12 October 2021
To celebrate the launch of our sixth annual Alex Demain Awards, we look back on last year's winners. We spoke to JJ, Quinn, Emily, and Roo and Mark about what they've been up to since their wins. If their achievements inspire you, or…
Crohn’s, culture, and mental health
10 October 2021
This World Mental Health Day, we asked Zi, also known as The Grumbling Gut, about the impact his Crohn’s has on his mental health. He tells us how attitudes towards mental health, and illness in general, can be impacted by culture and how this…
My race to the Emirates Stadium City Run
06 October 2021
On Sunday 10th October Jack will be taking on Adidas' Islington 1 Hour City Run to raise vital funds. This event challenges people to run a one mile route around the home of Arsenal Football Club, completing it as many times as possible…
My stoma journey led to a total transformation
02 October 2021
Kevin has Colitis and has been living with a stoma for the past five years. Kevin did not find it easy to adjust to the changes this brought. Over time, though, he reconnected with his body, learnt to love it, and is sharing what he's…
Flu Vaccine: Crohn’s and Colitis
01 October 2021
Some people with Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis are eligible to receive the annual flu vaccine on the NHS.
Have your say on benefits and employment support
27 September 2021
We are working with over 100 other organisations and charities as part of the Disability Benefits Consortium to respond to the UK government’s Health and Disability Green Paper – Shaping Future Support.
My musical theatre training was disrupted by Crohn’s
25 September 2021
Lucy is currently in her second year of training for a career as a performer, but it started off looking uncertain due to a sudden Crohn's diagnosis. She tells us how it felt to miss vital parts of her education, how she caught up, and how Amy…
Latest: Coronavirus vaccine for people with Crohn’s or Colitis
24 September 2021
The COVID-19 vaccine is low risk, and is the best way to protect yourself and others against coronavirus. It's important to consider getting the vaccine when it is offered to you, especially if you are at increased risk of complications from the…
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