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Crohn's and colitis service open day

03 March 2012

Come and join the team to find out more about Crohn's and colitis (inflammatory bowel disease) and how the service at Addenbrooke's can help and support both you and your family.


Hear talks on topics such as:

  • stress management and relaxation techniques
  • how to maintain remission and generally keep well
  • updates on current research in IBD
  • dietary treatment of Crohn's disease and managing diet in general with IBD
  • travel and IBD

This will be a great opportunity for you to find out more about Crohn's and colitis and to network with other people affected by IBD.


The meeting will be supported by Crohn's and colitis UK (formally NACC)


Date: Saturday, 03 March 2012

Time: 10.30 - 12.30

Where: Lecture theatre 2, clinical school. Addenbrooke's Hospital
Talks in seminar rooms 6, 7 and 8



 Lecture theatre 2


10 30: Welcome. Introduction and meet the team

10 40: How to keep well with IBD: Allison Nightingale

10 50: Current research and potential new treatments: Miles Parkes

11 00: Dietary management of IBD: Jenny Lee

11 10: Stress management and IBD: Lynette Byatt


11 20: Tea Break & View NACC stand

Corridor outside lecture theatre 2. Refreshments can be taken into rooms


11 30-12 15: Break out sessions rooms 6, 7 and 8: 10 mins each


Seminar room 6: Allison Nightingale

Q&A’s and Practical tips on staying well and discussion and demonstration regarding medication options


Seminar room 7: Dr Miles Parkes

Q&A’s new treatment strategies


Seminar room 8: Jenny Lee

Q&A’s and tasting session

12 15-12 30: relaxation demonstration


Seminar room 10: Lynette Byatt


12 30: closing remarks: Dr Miles Parkes and team















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