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Patient Resource Recommended by Us

There is an ample amount of information on the internet but reliable and updated sources of patient information about colorectal diseases can be viewed at:

Support for patients with colorectal cancer
  • Macmillan Cancer Support - improves the lives of people affected by cancer. They provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care
Support for patients with Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Crohn's and Colitis UK - brings together people of all ages who have Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis, which includes Proctitis, their families and the health professionals involved in their care. Within their website, an ample amount of information and support for patients with inflammatory bowel disease may be found.
Incontinence or control problems
  • Bladder and Bowel Foundation



  • The National Independent Bowel Cancer Screening Programme - from Point Of Care Testing Ltd offers everyone in the UK and Ireland, regardless of age or location, the opportunity for bowel cancer screening

  • The NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme - the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme started being rolled out in July 2006 and will achieve nation wide coverage by  2010. The programme offers screening every two years to all men and women aged 60 to 69. People over 70 can request a screening kit by calling a freephone helpline when the programme reaches their area

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