Crohn's and Colitis UK is a nationwide charity established in 1979. Our mission is to work with all those affected by inflammatory bowel diseases, in particular Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, to achieve a better quality of life, improve services, and ultimately find a cure. We raise awareness, provide information and support, fund crucial research, and campaign and speak up for change.
With around 30,000 members and 50 local groups throughout the UK, we are here for everyone with IBD and their families, friends, and those involved in their care. Add your voice to ours, and join us today!
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Membership is open to anyone who is 16 years and over. You can join in your own right, or perhaps you are a parent, family member, or a friend. You can also join if you are a health professional, or hospital representative, in fact anyone who wishes to support the work of our Charity. With your help we will have a stronger voice........
For over 30 years, we've been at the forefront of some of the most ground breaking research on Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis (the two main forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, or IBD).
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Crohn’s and Colitis UK is a national charity dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis - the two main forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. At least 300,000 people in the UK have been diagnosed with Crohn's or Colitis and each year nearly half of those diagnosed are under the age of 29.