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Charles celebrates another milestone!
30 October 2020
Our supporter Charles recently celebrated an incredible 80 years married to his wife, Edith. The couple have spoken to us before about the importance of support when living with Crohn's and we're so pleased to wish them a happy anniversary…
New coronavirus guidance for people at high risk in Scotland
28 October 2020
On Monday 2 November Scotland will introduce a new tier system of local coronavirus restrictions, called the Strategic Framework. This includes new guidance for people who are at high risk of serious complications from coronavirus (people who were…
We’ve received new funding to improve IBD services
28 October 2020
Crohn’s & Colitis UK have been selected to work with local partners as one of only four projects to be funded under a new Health Foundation programme called Common Ambition. The aim of the 3-year project is to re-design IBD services, shaped…
Amy Dowden continues raising awareness of Crohn’s and Colitis with BBC documentary
22 October 2020
Have you caught Strictly Amy: Crohn's and Me on BBC iPlayer yet? Strictly Come Dancing pro and Crohn's & Colitis UK ambassador Amy Dowden continues her fantastic awareness raising with this new documentary. Watch the documentary Amy…
Life in Lockdown: How your healthcare has been affected
21 October 2020
Our Life in Lockdown survey gave us an insight into how health services have been impacted by the pandemic. Thank you to the 7,666 people with Crohn’s and Colitis who completed the survey and helped us to build this picture.
Latest: New coronavirus restrictions in England and Wales
20 October 2020
New coronavirus restrictions have been announced in England and Wales - but people at high risk are not being advised to shield.
Hundreds of People Take Part in Research Involvement Event
19 October 2020
Last Saturday, the 17th October, 299 people joined our live Zoom Webinar where some of the latest Crohn’s and Colitis research was presented and discussed openly.
Charities call for stronger guidance and support for people at higher risk in England
17 October 2020
As part of a coalition of 16 leading health charities, we have written to Health Secretary Matt Hancock and Chancellor Rishi Sunak calling for clear guidance, financial support and safe access to food, medicines and healthcare services to enable…
What I’ve learnt from living with Crohn’s
15 October 2020
Molly loves Marmite, dogs, and Strictly Come Dancing. She is also from Somerset, loves her family and enjoys living in such a beautiful, rural part of the world. After 16 years with Crohn’s and 9 with a permanent stoma named Neville, Molly…
Research Shows Young People with Crohn’s and Colitis Need More Mental Health Support
09 October 2020
New research led by Professor Bernie Carter and Professor Pam Qualter has shown that young people who experience severe Crohn’s and Colitis symptoms are more likely to experience poor mental health and need extra support. It is thought that the…
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