News and events

Stamping out the stigma surrounding our guts

Guts. We all have them, around 25ft of them. But we don’t like to talk about them, so when something goes wrong, we don’t know where to turn to get help. Collaboration is key: Guts...

6th March 2023

Imodium and Guts UK collaboration post behind a grey toilet cubicle door.

Oesophageal Cancer Awareness Month 2023

February is Oesophageal Cancer Awareness Month. Oesophageal cancer is the 8th most common cancer worldwide. A UK-wide survey carried out by the Less Survivable Cancers Taskforce (LSCT) found that the awareness of symptoms of these cancers...

1st February 2023

Less Survivable Cancers Awareness Day 2023

Guts UK is a founding charity member of the Less Survivable Taskforce (LSCT). The LSCT was set up by a group of charities all aiming to double survival rates of the six less survivable cancers...

11th January 2023

In memoriam, in celebration: Alice Kington

It is with huge sadness that we announce the death of Alice Kington, Guts UK’s Finance Manager on November 8th 2022. Alice worked for many years at the British Society of Gastroenterology before becoming the...

5th December 2022

Achalasia Awareness Month 2022

September is achalasia awareness month. Achalasia is a condition that affects the nerves and muscles of the oesophagus (food pipe), mainly at the lower end where it meets the stomach. Achalasia hinders the passage of...

1st September 2022

Gastroparesis Awareness Month 2022

August is gastroparesis awareness month. Gastroparesis literally translates to paralysis of the stomach. Gastroparesis is a chronic (long lasting) disorder where the stomach does not empty the contents in a normal way. The nerves that...

5th August 2022

Our London Marathon 2023 Ballot: Now Open!

Chris (one of Guts UK’s 2021 London Marathon runners) We’re thrilled to announce we have places in the London Marathon 2023! These sought after places aren’t easy to secure, so we are over the moon to...

14th July 2022

Free Webinar: Bowel Habits & When to Seek Help

Guts UK has joined forces with Chronically Brown and the South Asian IBD Alliance (SAIA) to bring you: “Bowel habits: when to seek help”. This online webinar is your rare opportunity to tune into important...

1st July 2022

#GUTSelfie Campaign 2022

On 26th June 2022, Guts UK launched our second #GUTSelfie Awareness Campaign. During this unique campaign, we send temporary tattoos and a sign to those with digestive diseases who want to talk about their guts....

26th June 2022