National Services – IBD

The information shown below is specific to this long term health condition.

For additional important general information, please refer to the “Self Care and Support section.”

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Shropshire CCG - National Services - Self Care and Support

 

NHS Choices

The National Health Service (NHS) works to provide health care for everyone in the UK.

NHS Choices is the main patient focused web site and provides a vast amount of health information, recent news and videos.

NHS Choices - Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

This provides an overview of IBD with links to additional information. It also includes a short video on Ulcerative Colitis by a patient.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

NHS Choices - Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

NHS Choices - Crohn's Disease

This provides an overview of Crohn's disease with links to additional information. It also includes a short video on Crohn's disease by a consultant.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

NHS Choices - Crohn's Disease

NHS Choices - Crohn's Disease - Real stories

Hear from people living with Crohn's disease. This includes Fame Academy voice coach Carrie Grant and author William Fiennes.

For more information, click on the web links below to take you to the web site pages:

NHS Choices - Crohn's Disease - Real stories – Joseph’s story

NHS Choices - Crohn's Disease - Real stories – William’s story

NHS Choices - Crohn's Disease - Real stories – Carrie’s story

NHS Choices - Ulcerative Colitis

This provides an overview of Ulcerative Colitis with links to additional information.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

NHS Choices - Ulcerative Colitis

NHS Choices - Ulcerative Colitis - Real story

For a short video on Ulcerative Colitis by a patient, please see the web link below to take you to the web site page:

NHS Choices - Ulcerative Colitis - Real story

Patient.co.uk

Patient.co.uk is a UK health site and contains many health information leaflets, videos and discussion forums.

Patient.co.uk - Crohn’s Disease

The Crohn's and Colitis section provides an overview of the condition with links to additional information.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Patient.co.uk - Crohn's and Colitis – Crohn’s Disease

Patient.co.uk - Ulcerative Colitis

The Ulcerative Colitis section provides an overview of the condition with links to additional information.

For more information, click on the web links below to take you to the web site page:

Patient.co.uk - Ulcerative Colitis

Crohn's and Colitis UK

Crohn's and Colitis UK is a nationwide charity and helps those affected by Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD), in particular Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.

They have around 50 local groups throughout the UK and give support and information for those with IBD and their families, friends and those involved in their care. They arrange educational and support meetings, publicity and fundraising and each Group is supported by a Clinical Advisor.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Crohn's and Colitis UK

Crohn's and Colitis UK - My Crohn’s and Colitis Care - Your Guide

A Guide for those living with Crohn’s and Colitis.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Crohn's and Colitis UK - My Crohn’s and Colitis Care - Your Guide

Crohn's and Colitis UK - Information about IBD

Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis are the two main forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). There are a wide range of information sheets, booklets and guides about all aspects of IBD.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Crohn's and Colitis UK - Information about IBD

Crohn's and Colitis UK - Publications List

This includes Information Sheets and Booklets.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Crohn's and Colitis UK - Publications List

Crohn's and Colitis UK - Living with IBD - Booklet

This helps those living with Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn’s Disease. There is a booklet available.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Crohn's and Colitis UK - Living with IBD - Booklet

Crohn's and Colitis UK - Living with IBD - Videos

This helps those living with Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn’s Disease. There are videos available.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Crohn's and Colitis UK - Living with IBD - Videos

Crohn's and Colitis UK - Food and IBD - Your Guide

It’s important you eat well and you may be wondering whether food plays a role in causing your illness or treating your symptoms.

For more information about Diet and IBD, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Crohn's and Colitis UK - Food and IBD - Your Guide

Crohn's and Colitis UK - Videos

These videos cover a range of topics about IBD.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Crohn's and Colitis UK - Videos

Crohn's and Colitis UK - Support Services

Crohn’s and Colitis UK has a number of confidential support services for anyone affected by Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Crohn's and Colitis UK - Support Services

Crohn's in Childhood Research Association (CICRA)

The Crohn's in Childhood Research Association (CICRA) provides support to those with the condition and their families.

It offers support, information and understanding to families of children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

For more information, click on the web links below to take you to the web site pages:

Crohn's in Childhood Research Association (CICRA) - main website

CICRA – Shropshire Council Community Directory

Core

Core is a national charity committed to fighting all diseases of the gut, liver and pancreas. Core supports research across all areas of gastroenterology and provides practical information to patients, their families and carers.

Core - Conditions

There are a range of Leaflets and Factsheets on Conditions are available to download or as printed versions.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Core - Conditions

Core - Crohn's Disease

This provides an overview of Crohn's disease with links to additional information.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Core - Crohn's Disease

Core - Ulcerative Colitis

This provides an overview of Ulcerative Colitis with links to additional information.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Core - Ulcerative Colitis

Life and IBD

Life and IBD is an online resource for people living with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Life and IBD

IBD Passport

IBD Passport aims to provide comprehensive, practical and reliable information on all aspects of travelling with Crohn's disease or Ulcerative colitis (Inflammatory bowel disease).

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

IBD Passport

IA

IA, the Ileostomy and Internal Pouch Support Group (formerly known as the Ileostomy Association of Great Britain and Ireland), is a mutual support group which has the primary aim of helping people who have had their colon removed.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

IA

 

Relevant Topics

 

IBD

What is IBD?

Treatment for IBD

Living with IBD

Services for IBD

Shropshire Services & Support Groups - IBD

National Services - IBD

 

Self Care and Support

Self Care and Support - Introduction

Self Care and Support - Aims

Shropshire Services & Support Groups - Self Care and Support

National Services - Self Care and Support

 

Wellbeing Plan (Care Plan)

Wellbeing Plan (Care Plan) - Information

Wellbeing Plan (Care Plan) - Document Sections