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........
More than 120 projects have been funded by Crohn's and Colitis UK members since the Research Fund was started in 1984.
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Crohn’s and Colitis UK is a national charity whose purpose is to improve life for everyone affected by Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). These lifelong debilitating conditions affect over 260,000 people in the UK with nearly half of those being diagnosed each year under the age of 29.