The dawn of the patient research ambassadors

It is 2016 – ten years after the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) was established. The research arm of the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom has contributed significantly to improving the health and wealth of the nation, to the point where they are recognised as the most comprehensive research system in … Continue reading The dawn of the patient research ambassadors

Making Crohn’s and colitis visible

Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis - two forms of inflammatory bowel disease, are often seen as invisible illnesses. Living with these conditions can also feel like you're walking into the unknown - filled with isolation and uncertainty. In the UK, Crohn's & Colitis UK are on a mission during the 2016 awareness week (1st to 7th December) to increase … Continue reading Making Crohn’s and colitis visible