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.
HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED
To mark Bowel Independence Day, the Bowel Interest Group launched The Cost of Constipation Report 2019 with a webinar to explore the key points of this important piece of research and to look at the impact constipation has on people’s lives and the NHS. Listen to Professor Anton Emmanuel and Dr Ben Disney in the recorded webinar now.