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Vomiting and regurgitation: when should I seek help?

Digestive symptoms can be confusing and overwhelming. You may not know when to ask for help or where to turn. Today, we’re talking you through the differences between vomiting and regurgitation, and what symptoms to...

22nd February 2024

Lola’s Speech

In November 2023, during our  Kranky Panky Pancreatitis Awareness Campaign, Guts UK gave 16-year-old Lola the opportunity to share her story with a room full of pancreatic specialists. It took guts. This is Lola’s speech....

16th February 2024

Can you live a normal life with a feeding tube?

5th-9th February 2024 Feeding Tube Awareness Week falls in early February each year. There are misconceptions surrounding why people might need a feeding tube, or even judgement. People with digestive diseases can need a feeding...

8th February 2024

Feeding Tube Awareness Week 2024 – Dominika’s story

5th-9th February 2024 Feeding Tube Awareness Week falls in early February each year. There are misconceptions surrounding why people might need a feeding tube, or even judgement. People with digestive diseases can need a feeding...

5th February 2024

Dominika is wearing a white t-shirt, light denim jeans and a yellow cardigan. She also is wearing black rimmed glasses and is smiling at the camera, holding a light brown giant teddy bear.

Oesophageal Cancer Awareness Month 2024

1st February marks the start of Oesophageal Cancer Awareness Month. Guts UK Charity are a founding member of the Less Survivable Cancers Taskforce (LSCT). Oesophageal Cancer is one of the six less survivable cancers, with an...

1st February 2024

2023: Our most impactful year yet

In 2023, with you by our side, we felt like we took the greatest stride towards getting to grips with guts than ever before. We answered more phone calls and emails than ever before, helping...

29th January 2024

Less Survivable Cancers Awareness Day 2024

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 2024

Get a free, home self-test kit for hepatitis C

The NHS has rolled out hepatitis C tests for people at risk of hepatitis C. If you are eligible, you will be able to confidentially order kits to self-test at home. The free, discreet, at-home...

18th December 2023

Give your guts the gift of understanding this Christmas

Whatever festive season you celebrate, many of us can tend to ‘overindulge’ and our diets and eating habits change. Many social aspects of festive celebrations revolve around food and drink and this can feel both...

11th December 2023