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Latest: Coronavirus vaccine for people with Crohn’s or Colitis
12 January 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…
How I opened up to get the support I needed
11 January 2021
Chloe lives with Crohn’s and knows the value of being supported by those around her, especially her partner, Ben. However, it wasn’t always easy for Chloe to be open about her condition and it took a major, difficult incident for things…
Tocilizumab and sarilumab approved to treat COVID-19
08 January 2021
Two new medicines have been approved to treat people who are seriously unwell in hospital with coronavirus. Tocilizumab and sarilumab, which are usually used to treat arthritis, can significantly reduce the risk of death from coronavirus.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): FAQs for people with Crohn’s and Colitis
07 January 2021
If you’ve got Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis and you’re worried about coronavirus (COVID-19), we're here to support you.
How I wrote and published my Colitis memoir
05 January 2021
Liam was diagnosed with Colitis around 8 years ago, after several years of being ill. This is journey to publishing his memoir, “More Than Meets The Eye”, which is available now and raising funds for Crohn’s & Colitis UK.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): What your risk means for you
04 January 2021
Latest guidance for people with Crohn’s and Colitis on level of risk of complications from COVID-19, and what you should do as a result.
Why I bared my stoma on Naked Attraction
29 December 2020
Channel 4's Naked Attraction celebrates bodies of all shapes and sizes. Mark appeared on the show as new way to challenge his confidence and become truly comfortable with his stoma bag as a single man.
Brexit: Statement updated
24 December 2020
Brexit Trade Deal Announced It has recently been announced that the UK and the EU have reached a trade deal which will be in place from 1st January 2021. We will begin to assess the implications of the deal for people with Crohn’s and colitis…
I’ve received the coronavirus vaccine
21 December 2020
Heather is an Occupational Therapist for the NHS who works in the community, visiting residential and nursing and coming into contact with clinically vulnerable people on a daily basis. Heather also has Crohn's and when she was offered the…
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Employment and Finances
18 December 2020
Many people with Crohn's or Colitis are concerned about their situation at work or their finances changing because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The most important thing is to seek help as soon as you are able. We specialise in Crohn's and…
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