Poor bowel health and chronic constipation is debilitating for thousands of people in the UK. £162m was spent by NHS England on treating constipation in 2017-18 while £91 million was spent on prescription laxatives. With your help, we can improve access for patients to treatments all over the UK.
Constipation is a common childhood problem affecting up to 30% of all children at any one time. However it is a problem that is often under diagnosed and undertreated. The impact of ongoing constipation can be devastating, both for the child and family. Download our on-demand webinar on this vital topic today.
With 1 in 7 adults and 1 in 3 children affected by constipation at any one time, the Bowel Interest Group is committed to helping reduce inappropriate patient referrals and admissions for constipation in primary care.