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Join us for Chair Yoga! September 20th 2019

North Essex Stoma Support (NESS) would like to invite you to join them for Chair Yoga. When - Friday September 20th 2019 6-8pm Where - Colchester General Hospital, Training Rooms South Zoe Smith from Silver Spiral Energy Therapies will be completing a session for our...

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NESS Stoma Support July 2019 meeting review

At the July North Essex Stoma Support group meeting, we were delighted to have Marisa Conradie –Specialist Nutrition Dietician, complete a comprehensive presentation titled ‘Dietary Information for Ostomists’. She covered The Anatomy and Physiology of the GI tract,...

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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...

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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 Albert...

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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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