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Disabled people hit hardest because of changes to the welfare system leaving them in poverty
17 July 2019
Disabled people are four times worse off financially than non-disabled people, according to new research. Disabled people typically have lost around £1,200 per year as a result of welfare changes with households with one disabled adult and…
MyIBD Care achieves top score on the Orcha App Store
15 July 2019
MyIBD Care is an app developed by Ampersand in partnership with Crohn’s & Colitis UK, which allows people to track medication and symptoms, plus patterns of diet, sleep, exercise and pain. It's a cloud-based dashboard which…
New Chair for Medical Research Awards Panel
12 July 2019
We are excited to announce that Dr Barney Hawthorne, Consultant Gastroenterologist and cyclist extraordinaire, is the new Chair of our Medical Research Awards Panel.
In My Shoes: Natalie-Amber’s story
11 July 2019
Natalie-Amber has Crohn's Disease and was diagnosed after emergency surgery to remove 35cm of her small bowel. Natalie-Amber's friends and family have been using Crohn's & Colitis UK's new app, In My Shoes: 24 hours with…
Disappointing decision made on availability of Darvadstrocel in Scotland
10 July 2019
Following a similar decision last year by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), new stem cell treatment to treat complex perianal fistulas, darvadstrocel (Alofisel) has not been approved by the Scottish Medicines Consortium…
Patient Survey: Launch of UK-wide IBD patient survey gives YOU a powerful voice
08 July 2019
We want everyone to have high-quality and consistent IBD care, wherever they live in the UK. We know we aren’t there yet, but things are changing.
Crohn’s & Colitis UK and Coeliac UK join forces in research
05 July 2019
Crohn’s & Colitis UK and Coeliac UK have announced a joint call for a research project on the epidemiology of coeliac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis, Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.
Bowel cancer sees greatest impact from early diagnosis
28 June 2019
Data released this month from the Office of National Statistics shows that people with bowel cancer would see the biggest increase in their chances of survival if they were diagnosed at an earlier stage, compared to other cancers.
In My Shoes: Paul’s story
26 June 2019
Paul has had Crohn's Disease for 15 years. Paul's friends and family have been using Crohn's & Colitis UK's new app, In My Shoes: 24 hours with Crohn's or Colitis, to see if it can help them better understand what Paul…
2020 research funding is now available
25 June 2019
Are you a researcher looking for funding? Is your research original, good value for money and most importantly, will it make a difference to the lives of people with Crohn’s or Colitis?
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