Education & employment

With appropriate support from healthcare professionals, teachers and employers, people with Crohn`s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis can be successful in education and work. However, managing Crohn's and Colitis in school, college and at work can sometimes be a challenge.

David Barker

With the prevalence of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) on the rise, we are going to see increasing numbers of people living with IBD, meaning educators and businesses alike must act now to understand and better support people with IBD. 

David Barker,
Chief Executive of Crohn’s and Colitis UK

Crohn's and Colitis UK work collaboratively to effect change.  We work with educators, employers and businesses to improve their understanding of IBD and are part of a range of charity coalitions, including:

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