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.
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.
Chronic constipation is debilitating for millions of people in the UK. Take the Constipation survey today to help us create constipation resources and services to support you. You could also be in with a chance to win a pair of the latest Apple Airpods!
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. Register for our webinar on this vital topic today.