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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...

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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...

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Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness – Friday 7th December

North Essex CCUK group are hosting a stand outside the canteen at Colchester General Hospital on Friday 7th December 2018, 2-5pm to help raise awareness of Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis. If you or a family member suffer from these conditions, or you wish to...

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Saturday 8th December – Coffee Morning

CCUK North Essex are holding an informal coffee morning at 10am at the Beth Chatto Gardens cafe. Come along and join us for a drink and a chat. Feel free to come dressed in something purple as well!  ...

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Martin Reed speaks at NESS meeting

Our recent North East Essex Stoma Support (NESS) group meeting was very well attended. We were pleased to welcome Catherine Morgan the Director of Nursing who found the meeting extremely worthwhile. Martin Reed –...

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Stoma Support Meeting November 10th 2-4pm

The North East Essex Stoma Support Group are holding their next meeting on November 10th 2018 2pm – 4pm at; St James Church Hall, Tower Road, Clacton on Sea CO15 1DA It is a chance for patients and relatives to come along and socialise. We have invited the National...

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Colchester IBD Academic Meeting

The IBD teams from Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals came together on 20th September for an education evening about inflammatory bowel disease. The guest speaker was Dr Miles Parkes, Consultant Gastroenterologist...

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Can you help Ben and Christian help CCUK?

Ben Smyth and Christian Frogner are doing the Great South Run to raise money for CCUK. Please visit their justgiving pages at www.justgiving.com/fundraising/ben-smyth100 and at www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Christian-frogner. Read their stories below Ben's story In...

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