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Irritable Bowel Syndrome


Information leaflets


NHS Choices- Information on Irritable bowel syndrome


Patient UK -  Information fact sheets on Irritable Bowel Syndrome


NICE- An independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health. Information is available for patients on the following:

Irritable bowel syndrome: understanding NICE guidance: http://guidance.nice.org.uk/CG61/PublicInfo/pdf/English


Core: Information on Irritable Bowel Syndrome


Information leaflet by Mr. Jason Smith- Consultant Surgeon about Irritable Bowel Syndrome


Support Group Information


Patient UK -Support group information


Carers UK - useful information for carers


Directgov- Useful information for carers and benefits information etc.


Local Information


Core: A charity in the UK that funds research into the entire range of gut, liver, intestinal and bowel illnesses. Contact: Core, Freepost , LON4268, London, NW1 0YT  Or Core, 3 St Andrews Place, London, NW1 4LB.


IBSnetwork (formerly Gut Trust): Offers advice, information and support for people with IBS.
Tel: 0114 272 32 53


Medical Advisory Service - IBS- Helpline: Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) helpline. PO Box 3087, London, W4 4ZP.Tel: 01543 492192 (Helpline) /020 8995 9503 (Admin)

NACC - National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease : The National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease (NACC) brings together people of all ages who have Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis. A registered charity provides information and advise.
Contact: 4 Beaumont House, Sutton Road, St Albans, Herts, AL1 5HH. National Support Line 0845 130 3344


Hounslow public library - Information can be found at your local public library. Other Local information can be found at London Borough of Hounslow Health and Social Care

Useful Websites

IBSnetwork (formerly Gut Trust)


Pain Concern

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