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Waitrose installs new accessible toilet signage in 149 stores
23 June 2017
Waitrose is the latest of the UK’s major supermarkets to sign up to Crohn’s and Colitis UK’s campaign to roll out our new accessible toilet signage raising awareness that Not Every Disability is Visible.
£700,000 awarded for research into new treatments and improved care for IBD
22 June 2017
Crohn’s and Colitis UK has granted £695,304 in funding for their 2017 Research Awards. Nine innovative projects have been selected for funding to enhance understanding, develop better treatments and improve care.
Study examines impact of IBD on young people’s mental health
21 June 2017
Report recommends ways to improve lives of 16 to 21-year-olds with Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis.
WALK IT takes London by storm!
12 June 2017
1,500 Crohn’s and Colitis UK supporters joined us last Saturday for a purple takeover of Brunswick Square.
Welsh Assembly passes bill increasing access to toilets
22 May 2017
The Public Health (Wales) Bill, has unanimously passed its final legislative stage and will now become law. This is following the disappointment last year when the Bill fell on the very last day of the Assembly session.
Patients & Healthcare Professionals join forces to drive up standards of IBD care across Wales
11 May 2017
Crohn’s and Colitis UK, working with the Welsh Association for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy (WAGE), are excited to launch IBD Cymru.
New anaemia option rejected for routine NHS use in Scotland and Wales
10 May 2017
Ferric Maltol (Ferracru), a new option for the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) in patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) will NOT be routinely available for use within NHS Scotland and NHS Wales
New spotlight project with family doctors brings IBD centre-stage
10 May 2017
The Royal College of GPs – the professional body for family doctors - this week announced that Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) will be one of their clinical priority areas for the year, working in partnership with Crohn’s and Colitis UK.
‘Flower Power’ helps raise awareness of Crohn’s Disease at major gardening event
03 May 2017
A Crohn’s Disease inspired garden called ‘Facing Fear: Finding Hope in support of Crohn’s and Colitis UK’ will be on display at the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Flower Show Tatton Park from 20-23 July 2017.
Moving to Adult IBD Care: Leanne’s Story
02 May 2017
Leanne, 25, is a hotel manager and has Crohn’s Disease. In her open and honest blog, she talks about dealing with Inflammatory Bowel Disease as a teenager, coping emotionally, and the ups and downs of moving to the adult IBD team.
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