Tag Archives: United Kingdom

Guest Post for IBS Awareness Month: Navigating the UK National Health Service for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

IBS Impact is pleased to welcome a guest blogger this week for IBS Awareness Month.  Julie Thompson, RD, known on social media as Jules_GastroRD, is a UK state registered dietitian specializing in IBS and other gastrointestinal conditions. She runs the Calm Gut Clinic in Lancashire, is an advisor to the IBS Network, the UK’s national …

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IBS Network Conference and Exhibition for People with IBS and Professionals To Be Held April 14, 2018

Some of our readers in the vicinity of Sheffield in the United Kingdom may be interested in a one-day conference entitled, “Exploring the Self Management of IBS and What That Really Means to You” being offered by the IBS Network, the U.K’s national charity for irritable bowel syndrome,  at the Owen Building, Sheffield Hallam University …

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NICE in the United Kingdom Gives Positive Recommendation for Eluxadoline (Truberzi) for IBS-D

Today, via the social media of the IBS Network, the U.K. charity for irritable bowel syndrome, IBS Impact received the following linked press release from Allergan, the pharmaceutical company for eluxadoline, which is known in the U.K. and throughout the European Union by the brand name Truberzi. This is the same medication which is known …

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Talk Health UK Online Clinic for Bowel Issues and IBS Still Open for April 2017

TalkHealth, a social media community in the United Kingdom provides UK-centered health information and online forums, and monthly “online clinics” where participants can ask questions of UK health experts and organizations for a given category of conditions. It is currently conducting its annual Bowel Issues and IBS Clinic for the IBS Awareness Month. It opened …

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Guest Post: Let’s Work Together to Manage IBS

IBS Impact is pleased to welcome a guest blogger this week for IBS Awareness Month. We thank him for his time and important insights. Jon S. has IBS and lives in the United Kingdom. He has a degree in biochemistry and now works as an analyst in the tech sector. In his spare time, Jon follows …

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Free IBS Network Conference, “The Patient’s Perspective,” To Be Held April 16, 2016

Some of our readers in the vicinity of Sheffield in the United Kingdom may be interested in a conference entitled, “The Patient’s Perspective” being offered by the IBS Network at the Holiday Inn Royal Victoria Hotel in Sheffield on Saturday, April 16, 2016. This event is in commemoration of the IBS Network’s 25th anniversary as the …

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IBS Network Twitter Chat To Be Held Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The IBS Network, the national charity for irritable bowel syndrome in the United Kingdom, invites anyone with a Twitter account to take part in an hour-long chat on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. (19:00-20:00) GMT. The chat, which will be moderated by two members of the IBS advisory board, will focus on four …

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Online Clinic for Bladder, Bowel and Digestive Health Available July 6-10, 2015

TalkHealth, a social media community in the United Kingdom that provides health information and online forums, and monthly “online clinics” where participants can ask questions of health experts and organizations for a given category of conditions, is currently conducting its annual Bladder, Bowel and Digestive Health Clinic. TalkHealth is presenting this month’s clinic in cooperation …

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NICE Guidelines in the United Kingdom for Adult Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Updated for 2015

Last month, February 2015, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, formerly the National Institute for Clinical Excellence and still widely known by its original acronym NICE, released revised guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of adults with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in the United Kingdom. NICE’s stated goal is to provide evidence-based information …

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In-Person Support for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in the United Kingdom

After the most recent post on this blog about the relative dearth of support and education options for people with IBS in their own communities (See the January 12, 2015 post), we were contacted by the IBS Network, the national charity for IBS in the United Kingdom. It was communicated that the organization does have …

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