Crohns

Everybody Needs To 'Go': Why We Need More Accessible Public Toilets

Anna Gaunt | Posted 31.08.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Anna Gaunt

everybody banner We all do it, up to eight times a day - many of us more - and yet it is still taboo to talk about our need to go to the toilet. It is a problem that we are all facing - there are not enough public toilets. However, it is a problem that the elderly, disabled, chronically ill and parents with children are facing all the more frequently - there are not enough accessible public toilets.

Achieving Remission For The First Time Ever

Bryony Hopkins | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Bryony Hopkins

This blog post has been in the pipeline for a few weeks now. Well, since my gastro consultant told me for the first time in my entire life that I'm in 'clinical remission' from my Crohn's Disease. Big announcement. Big two words - two words I wasn't expecting to hear... at all.

IBD Superheroes Assemble For World IBD Day

Sahara Fleetwood-Beresford | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sahara Fleetwood-Beresford

Over the last few years, there has undoubtedly been more coverage in the media about IBD than ever before, but unfortunately, much of the information that gets shared is not factual and often misleading. It is our job to set the record straight! It is on days like today that you will see across the World Wide Web, a flurry of activity from the IBD community, as we unite as one big team of IBD Superheroes to share our stories.

Open Letter to Winston Matthews - Prisoner Number A8167CK

Jason Reed | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Reed

Dear Winston Matthews, Words simply cannot express how I felt when I learned of your incarceration.

Fodmap: A Relief for a Right Pain in the Arse

Diane Taylor | Posted 15.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Diane Taylor

At times over the past 13 years poo has had much more than a second thought from me. That and the pain I was under on a daily basis, muted on good days, and so sharp and debilitating on bad days. I have gone home from nights out with friends, sat in the toilet for an hour at work and for the sake of emphasis and because I am not the only one, I have pooed my pants.

Bowel Operation Patients 'More Likely To Need Surgery Again'

Posted 16.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Patients who have undergone a bowel operation could be five times more likely to need further emergency surgery depending on whic...