The IBS Network

The Functional Gut Clinic is proud to announce that we are now in official affiliation with The IBS Network.

 The IBS Network is the UK’s national charity for IBS. Its mission is to inform, support and advise patients and to work alongside health care professionals to facilitate IBS self management.

As the only comprehensive, independent   information resource; The IBS Network publishes a unique IBS self care plan,  where you can access information on the nature of IBS, diagnosis, causes, diet, stress, medicines, therapies as well as on specific symptoms of abdominal pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhoea.  It also publishes a quarterly magazine (Gut Reaction), a monthly newsletter (Relief) and a regular health care professional bulletin (The Inside Story).   It runs a telephone helpline and a personal email response service staffed by health care professionals, supports campaigns and research and issues can’t wait cards to access toilet facilities in offices and stores.

The IBS Network is supported by professional opinion leaders in the field of IBS and offers support to patients and health care professionals by facilitating self-management.  The IBS Self Care Plan can be accessed free of charge from the website (The IBS Self Care Plan), but for one to one advice via the helpline and email, a personal symptom tracker, Gut Reaction and can’t wait cards, membership costs £24 per annum.

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