useful links

UK organisations

Coeliac UK
The organisation for people of all ages with coeliac disease www.coeliac.co.uk

PINNT
The organisation for patients with intravenous and nasogastric nutrition therapy, their support and information site for patients and the medical profressional is www.pinnt.com

Crohn's and Colitis UK
45 Grosvenor Road, St Albans AL1 3AW
Tel: 01727 830038 Information Line Tel: 0300 222 5700 or visit www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk

NICE

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. www.nice.org.uk

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.

Available at: www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ta329/informationforpublic

International organisations

EFCCA
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.

CCFA
Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America www.ccfa.org

CCA
Crohns and Colitis Australia www.crohnsandcolitis.com.au

CCFC
Crohns and Colitis Foundaiton of Canada www.crohnsandcolitis.ca

Crohns and Colitis New Zealand www.crohnsandcolitis.org.nz