The impact of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) on family members

Researchers at King’s College London, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care are looking to recruit patients diagnosed with IBD and their family member(s) to take part in an interview study.

Inclusion criteria are:

  • IBD diagnosis for 1 year or more
  • 16 years of age or over
  • Have a family member/partner aged 16 years or over, who lives or has lived in the same house with you
  • Are both willing to participate in separate interviews in English (in person or by phone/Skype)

If you meet all the above criteria, can spare 50-60 minutes of your time and are interested in taking part in the study exploring the impact of Inflammatory Bowel Disease on family members, please contact Minty Thapwong.

Further information can be found in these information sheets for patients or for family members.


This research study is NOT funded or organised by Crohn's & Colitis UK and, therefore, we cannot take responsibility for your involvement in the research. It is a patient’s choice to take part.