News and events

The World’s 1st Microscopic Colitis Awareness Week!

Guts UK is proud to organise the World’s 1st Microscopic Colitis Awareness Week. Raising awareness of microscopic colitis is so important, as there are simply too many people living undiagnosed in the UK. This week...

12th April 2021

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2021

As well as IBS Awareness Month, April marks Bowel Cancer Awareness Month too. Every day in the UK, 113 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer and 44 people die. What is bowel cancer? It is...

7th April 2021

IBS Awareness Month 2021

Did you know that Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) affects approximately 1 in 20 of us in the UK? That is 3.2 million people! If you’re not affected by IBS yourself, it’s likely you have friends...

31st March 2021

Chronic Pancreatitis and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life for everyone with major changes to the way we currently live our lives. The promise of hope is on the horizon with better understanding of the virus and the...

26th February 2021

Be part of stomach & oesophageal cancer research

Have you, or someone you care for, been given a medication called Lonsurf for treatment of advanced stomach cancer and cancer of the oesophageal (gullet)/stomach junction? Or have you had at least two whole body...

15th February 2021

How we use YOUR donations to change & save lives

Guts UK has three charitable objectives: Provide expert information to patients Raise awareness of digestive health Fund research into the digestive system from top to tail; the gut, liver and pancreas At Guts UK, we...

28th October 2020

Guts UK’s 5 places in the London Marathon!

We are delighted to have 5 places in the London Marathon 2021. It’s not easy to secure just one place for the UK’s most popular running event, so we’re over the moon to have 5...

5th March 2021

World Cancer Day 2021

On 4th February, charities, individuals and organisations across the globe come together for World Cancer Day  – a day uniting people, communities and entire countries. We take action. Guts UK is a proud founding charity...

4th February 2021

Oesophageal Cancer Awareness Month 2021

Only 15 of 100 people diagnosed will survive oesophageal cancer for 5 years or more. 59% of oesophageal cancer cases are preventable. Malcolm with his granddaughter Unfortunately, families like Gemma’s know how devastating oesophageal cancer...

2nd February 2021

Join us: Digestive Disorders Workshops

@StoryingH (twitter) Have you recently been diagnosed with a digestive disorder that you’re learning to adapt to? Have you been searching for different ways to manage the symptoms of your health condition for years? Or...

28th January 2021