News and events

What questions would you like to see answered by research?

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) need your help to identify and update the priorities in gastrointestinal care that are ready for research, to complement wider priority setting activities in this area. The NIHR are seeking research...

10th February 2020

UK ranks poorly for deadliest cancer survival

Guts UK is a founding member of the Less Survivable Taskforce and we’re calling for government support on World Cancer Day. This World Cancer Day, the Less Survivable Cancers Taskforce (LSCT) is calling on UK...

4th February 2020

World Cancer Day 2020

On 4th February, charities, individuals and organisations across the globe come together for World Cancer Day  – a day that unites people, communities and entire countries to take action. An important part of our work at...

4th February 2020

Oesophageal Cancer Awareness Month & Guts UK’s Research

February is Oesophageal Cancer Awareness Month so the Guts UK team will be busy raising awareness of risk factors and symptoms of oesophageal cancer, and spreading the word about the research we fund into oesophageal...

2nd February 2020

Largest analysis of UK health research funding published

A report published today delivers the most comprehensive analysis of UK health research funding ever compiled. Bringing together data from 146 charity, professional and public sector organisations, the UK Health Research Analysis 2018 found that...

28th January 2020

Calling all Guardians of the Gut

Calling all Guardians of the Gut. Stand up and be counted – your nation needs you! One of the most important objectives of Guts UK’s research strategy is to maintain the supply of bright inquiring...

21st January 2020

New report into Acute Small Bowel Obstruction

NCEPOD (The National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome & Death) review clinical practice and identify possibly improvements in treatment and patient care. They have reviewed the clinical care of patients admitted to hospital with acute bowel...

14th January 2020

Introducing two new members of Team Guts UK

This charity was set up to change something – to increase the levels of research into diseases of the gut, liver and pancreas so no one suffers in silence or alone. Since 1971 we have...

14th January 2020