UK sources of information and / or support
Has an information leaflet on Crohn's Disease.
Fact sheet available from the CORE (formerly the Digestive Disorders Foundation).
Crohn's and Colitis UK is a voluntary association of people who are living inflammatory bowel disease, their families and friends, and the health professionals who care for them.
A membership organisation and registered charity dedicated to creating a wider understanding of inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and Ulcerative colitis), particularly as it affects children and young adults. Publishes information leaflets and other literature and provides support and advice through a nationwide network of self help and support groups.
Interactive Crohn's and colitis support community. Busy & friendly forums, member IBD Diaries, personal stories and chatroom. Free membership.
A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Crohn's disease - infliximab (review) and adalimumab .
Colonoscopic surveillance for prevention of colorectal cancer in people with ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease or adenomas
A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Colonoscopic surveillance for prevention of colorectal cancer in people with ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease or adenomas.
Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines (drugs), conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project. Includes detailed information about medicines used to treat crohn’s disease.
Website with audio tapes which you can hear online. Doctor Hilary Jones explains a wide range of medical conditions, including Crohn's disease, in easy to understand terms. You can hear Hilary explaining the condition to you, and because it is broken down into shorter sections, you can listen again to any part you didn't quite understand.
Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.
Information from BUPA.
Further sources / more detailed information
Some non-UK sites
The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.
More detailed medical information
The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.
- PatientPlus - hundreds of medical reference articles provided by Patient UK.
- Evidence Based Medicine - such as from Clinical Evidence, The Cochrane Library, etc.
- Database of UK Clinical Guidelines - from NICE, SIGN, etc.
- Medline - abstracts available from thousands of journals.
- Sites listing free online medical textbooks and journals.
- Sites listing free medical images - pictures, atlases, anatomy, skin diseases, etc.