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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, Irritable Bowel Syndrome - A Summary, Peppermint oil

 

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)

CORE

Pain Concern

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