Behind each digestive condition there are many personal stories from people who are trying to understand their disease, improve their symptoms and get well.
For stories on pancreatitis visit the Pancreatitis Awareness Campaign section of the website.
Richard Aylett – Liver Transplant
Richard is a patient of Dr Mark Fox, Gastroenterologist at Whiston & St Helen’s Hospital who ran the London Marathon...
Steve Metcalfe – Oesophageal Cancer
Prudential Ride London brought oesophageal cancer survivor and doctor together after 6 years.
Rachel Sawyer – Anaemia and IBD
Living with iron deficiency anaemia: Inflammatory bowel disease. “It’s not like normal tiredness - the fatigue is bone-crushing.”
Grace’s Story – Achalasia
This is 3-year-old Grace's story as told by her mum and dad, Vanessa & Steve.
Diane’s Story – Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction
Coping with Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction (CIP) and Mesenteric Plexitis On reflection it all began in 1969 when Diane presented to...
Kim’s Story – Achalasia
My name is Kim and this is my story after recently being diagnosed with Achalasia. My hope through writing this,...
Cliff’s story- Autoimmune Hepatitis
This is Cliff's story about his experience with autoimmune hepatitis, after it going undetected for more than twenty years.