Infusion chairs bring relaxation to patients

A generous donation of four Infusion Chairs within Gainsborough Clinics at Colchester Hospital was made on 31 August by the North East Essex Crohns & Colitis Association. The chairs are designed for relaxation and will benefit a large number of patients being...

NESS Stoma Meeting – Saturday 13th April 2-4pm

The NESS Group and the Colchester Stoma Nurses (Emma, Jennifer and Karen) invite you to their stoma support meeting. We are delighted to have Mr Giovanni Cinque, Fundraising and Development Manager for the Colostomy Association speak to our group on ‘The role of...

Join us for a drink and a chat – Wednesday 20th March 8pm

CCUK North Essex are having their next social meeting on Wednesday 20th March at 8pm to 9.30pm. It is an opportunity for patients and relatives with Crohn’s or Colitis to get together in a relaxed and informal environment. Please come along and join us at the...

Social Meeting Wednesday 30th January

CCUK North Essex are holding a social meeting on Wednesday 30th January at 8-9.30pm at the Albert Beefeater, Cowdray Avenue, CO1 1UT. It is chance to meet other people with IBD in an informal atmosphere, have a drink and make new friends. CCUK members will also be...

Hayley skydives for CCUK

In November 2016, I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis. Ten days later I had a subtotal colectomy to save my life. Diagnosis and surgery within such a short space of time was a lot to deal with, physically and mentally, and it’s something I’m still struggling with...