useful links

UK organisations

Crohn's and Colitis UK
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

an award winning website that aims to provide comprehensive, practical and reliable information on all aspects of travelling with Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis (Inflammatory Bowel Disease). 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, their support and information site for patients and the medical profressional is


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 the following specific links which may also be of interest:

October 2012:  Clinical guideline CG152 Crohn’s disease: Management in adults, children and young people.

June 2013:  Clinical guideline CG166 Ulcerative colitis:  Management in adults, children and young people

February 2015: Quality Standard ( QS 81)  Inflammatory bowel disease

February 2015:  Infliximab, adalimumab and golimumab for treating moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis after the failure of conventional therapy (including a review of TA140 and TA262) Technology Appraisal Guidance TA 329.

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International organisations

European Federation of Crohns and Ulcerative Colitis Associations. A Europe-wide “umbrella” of 26 national associations for patients with Crohns and Colitis. A number of country specific downloadable “travelling” factsheets are available from the site. Foreign language versions may also be available from the home country.

Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America

Crohns and Colitis Australia

Crohns and Colitis Foundaiton of Canada

Crohns and Colitis New Zealand