useful links

UK organisations

Crohn's and Colitis UK
UK charity supporting people who have IBD, their families and friends, and health professionals.
Telephone: 0300 222 5700
Address: 1 Bishops Square, Hatfield Business Park, Hatfield, AL10 9NE

Partnership of organisations working together for everyone affected by Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Alliance with an important goal: To ensure that people with IBD receive consistently high quality, person-centred care wherever they live in the UK and have the best possible outcomes from their treatment and care.

IBD Passport
Award winning website that aims to provide comprehensive, practical and reliable information on all aspects of travelling with IBD. IBD Passport is the first website to combine this information into one resource to make planning your trip easy. IBD Passport is a UK registered non-profit charity (Registered number: 1171268) with a global reach aimed to support IBD travellers of all nations and regions in the world.

Coeliac UK
The organisation for people of all ages with coeliac disease

The organisation for patients with intravenous and nasogastric nutrition therapy

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is an independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health. NICE has a range of relevant clinical guidelines, quality standards and technology appraisals.

Support families with guidance and information and bring families together to support each other

Legal based advice to families who have children with special educational needs

The Ileostomy and Internal Pouch Support Group including Young IA for children and young people

Child Law Advice Centre
Operated by Coram Children’s Legal Centre, they provide specialist advice and information on child, family and education law to parents, carers and young people in England.

Education and Resources for improving Child Continence

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families
Children’s mental health charity with over 60 years’ experience of caring for young minds. Their vision is a world in which children and their families are effectively supported to build on their own strengths to achieve their goals in life.

international organisations

European Federation of Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis Associations. A Europe-wide umbrella organisation of 26 national associations for patients with Crohn's and colitis. A number of country specific downloadable travelling factsheets are available from the site.

Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America

Crohns and Colitis Australia

Crohns and Colitis Foundaiton of Canada

Crohns and Colitis New Zealand