Plenty to digest at QEH open day event

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Patients coping with long-term inflammatory bowel disease are being invited to an open day ‘information and support’ event at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn.

The event takes place on Saturday April 27 from 10am – 4pm in the former hospital Social Club building next to the Montessori nursery, fronting Gayton Road. It is being run jointly by the Norfolk and East Suffolk Group of Crohn’s and Colitis UK and the Gastroenterology Department of the hospital.

Topics to be covered during the day include:

Investigations for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Future treatment options

Dietary management.

There will be presentations from the hospital IBD team and opportunities to discuss issues of interest in small groups. A presentation of funds to benefit the local IBD service and national research will also be made.

A light lunch and coffee breaks will be provided free of charge. There is no need to book – just turn up on the day. You are welcome to bring a guest.

For further information please contact: Fran Bredin, IBD specialist nurse, on 01553-214642.