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My vaccine experience
27 January 2021
Carl, who lives with a stoma and Colitis, knew that he would say yes when offered the COVID-19 vaccine but didn't know when this would be. He told us about going for his first jab, as he waits for news about receiving his second.
Latest: Coronavirus vaccine for people with Crohn’s or Colitis
25 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…
Study shows over 50% more people in Wales have Crohn’s or Colitis than previously recognised
22 January 2021
New research has revealed that more than 23,000 people in Wales have Crohn’s or Colitis, many more than the 15,000 originally thought.
Help us to understand the impact of COVID-19 on your IBD care
21 January 2021
We ran a survey last year to understand how COVID-19 had impacted upon your care. 6 months on and with new lockdowns across the UK, we want to understand how the quality of your IBD care, ability to access specialist advice and have surgery or…
Why I’m running ten ultramarathons in ten days!
19 January 2021
Inspired by his son's strength, Steven is taking on a phenomenal ultramarathon challenge later this year. He tells us why he's doing it, how he got into running and what the NHS means to him.
Charities call for suspension of supermarket delivery charges for those at risk
18 January 2021
Crohn’s & Colitis UK is joining forces with more than 20 leading UK charities to call on the bosses of the UK’s biggest supermarkets to suspend delivery charges for people most at risk from COVID-19.
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.
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