News and events

Faster diagnosis needed to beat deadliest cancers

Guts UK is is calling for is calling for focus, prioritisation and investment in order to speed up the detection and diagnosis of the UK’s deadliest cancers, as part of the Less Survivable Cancers Taskforce...

25th August 2020

Pledge for Pancreatitis

It’s time to get to grips with Pancreatitis In December 2020, Guts UK will be running our first ever Christmas Campaign to get to grips with pancreatitis, through the Big Give match-funding campaign. This summer...

12th August 2020

#GearUpForGuts to Keep us on Track!

Can we count on you to Gear Up for Guts this August and keep us on track? This month, Guts UK would have raised £30,000 through the Prudential Ride London. There were 66 bold supporters...

6th August 2020

Medically Not Yet Explained Symptoms: Be Part of Research

Medically not yet explained symptoms (MNYES) priority setting partnership (PSP) Have you got 10 minutes to spare to help guide future research? Guts UK are helping the University of York, The Clinical Center of Excellence...

23rd July 2020

Trainee Awards: Now Open

Guts UK and the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) are passionate about nurturing the researchers of the future, to discover new knowledge about our guts. We’re proud to open the 2020 ‘Trainee Research Awards’. These awards are open...

14th July 2020

New Guidance for Patients with Chronic Constipation

The Bowel Interest Group have updated their treatment pathway for patients with chronic constipation. Research has shown that chronic constipation costs the NHS £71 million per year in unplanned emergency hospital admissions. Bowel complaints also...

25th June 2020

‘Guardians of the Gut’ take on #VirtualRunforGuts

Last week our fantastic ‘Guardians of the Gut’ ran and walked hundreds of miles for their chosen charities, Guts UK and Crohn’s & Colitis UK. The virtual team included gastroenterologists (gut doctors), scientists, researchers, nurses...

23rd June 2020

A Day in the Life: Specialist Pancreatic Dietitian

We caught up with Anna Burton, a specialist pancreatic dietitian working within the NHS. A dietitian is qualified to use the science of nutrition to improve health and treat diseases by giving practical, personalised advice....

19th June 2020

Pancreatitis / Pancreatic Disease and COVID-19

This is an enormously difficult time for our health service and for everyone fighting COVID-19. The situation is particularly difficult for people with existing health conditions such as pancreatitis and those who are on the...

16th June 2020