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Volunteers’ Week 2019: Time to Celebrate!
07 June 2019
Volunteers’ Week is coming to a close, this year the theme was “Time to Celebrate” and we want to celebrate the difference volunteers make to our entire organisation.
Ramadan: Tips for fasting with Crohn’s and Colitis
07 May 2019
Ramadan is observed by Muslims as a holy month and a time of fasting. This year, Ramadan runs from Sunday 5 May to Tuesday 4 June.
Blog: Is the future of medicine personalised?
28 February 2019
Personalised medicine is when treatment is tailored to suit an individual patient, based on a growing number of sophisticated tests to determine how a person’s genes can predict their response to a particular drug or dosing regime.
Denim with an Ostomy: Amber’s top tips!
18 January 2019
Amber is 21 years old and was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2010. She had her first stoma surgery at age 18...
Creative Flares: Hannah’s Story
20 September 2018
Hannah Thomas shares her journey with Crohn's, and how it led her to embark upon a new artistic adventure.
Tried and Tested: Crohn’s patients help get drug approved
19 June 2018
Claire and Nick were part of a drug trial, and they made their voices heard to help get it approved.
Press Play: Rhiannon’s Story
22 March 2018
Rhiannon talks openly about studying at university while coping with Ulcerative Colitis.
Chasing a dream: Ibby’s story
15 March 2018
Ibby was on the way to securing his dream career as a chef when he was diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).
Silver Linings: Brenda’s Story
23 February 2018
Brenda Meakin's life was put on hold when she was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease. But now she tells us how it led her to gain confidence and meet new friends.
22 February 2018
Volunteers from the South Essex Local Network talk about their community and what motivates them.
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