News and events

World Barrett’s Day

Guts UK is one of the many worldwide charities collaborating to raise awareness of Barrett’s oesophagus for the first ever World Barrett’s Day – 16th May 2020. What is Barrett’s oesophagus? Around 10% of persistent...

16th May 2020

Coeliac Awareness Week – Lockdown as a Coeliac Dietitian

Cristian Costas, coeliac dietitian shares his experience supporting patients with coeliac disease during these challenging times. What was your role before lockdown and COVID-19? I was running the dietetic-led coeliac service at Bradford Teaching Hospitals...

12th May 2020

Cancer Treatment & Covid-19

On Monday, the Health Secretary announced that hospitals are now restarting vital services including cancer care. An important part of our work at Guts UK is campaigning, raising awareness and calling for more research into...

29th April 2020

Vitality Big Half 2020 – A Success!

The family supporting team Merchy’s Stryders On Sunday 1st March we saw our largest ever Gut Army in the Vitality Big Half take their positions. The 13.1-mile-long course that weaves through London landmarks was no...

27th April 2020

Creon 25k – Potential Short Term Stock Issues

Guts UK is the only UK charity funding a research fellowship into pancreatitis. Pancreatitis is a priority for our charity, so each November we’re proud to run a month-long Kranky Panky Pancreatitis Awareness Campaign. We...

22nd April 2020

Two Point Six Challenge Ideas for Guts UK

Join us for the 2.6 challenge on Sunday 26th April and help save the UK’s charities.  The coronavirus pandemic has had a direct impact upon our fundraising income, yet we must continue to support our community. We will...

22nd April 2020

Vitamin D Supplements & Covid19

Vitamin D levels tend to be low in people living in Northern Europe during winter months. Vitamin D is synthesised in the skin by the action of ultraviolet in sunlight. Although it is also present...

26th March 2020

Could cancer anti-sickness drug help IBS patients?

Could a commonly-prescribed anti-sickness drug be the answer for the 1.3 million people in the UK who struggle with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea (IBS-D)? A nationwide clinical trial led by researchers at The University...

2nd March 2020