Catherine McEwan Foundation x Mini Manoeuvres Christmas Party

Catherine McEwan Foundation x Mini Manoeuvres Christmas Party On Saturday 3rd of Dec we welcomed our IBD families to 18 Candleriggs for fun packed Christmas party. We teamed up with Mini Manoeuvres to provide a fabulously festive afternoon packed full of activities which included soft play, performers, arts & crafts, face paining and of course…

Meet Our New Ambassador!

Meet Our New Ambassador! We are absolutely thrilled to welcome the amazing Stefanie Boyle to the Catherine McEwan Foundation Family as our new ambassador. Some of you may already be familiar with Stef from her appearance earlier in the year on our socials with her video showing a week in the life of living with…

Barclays Diversity Equality & Inclusion Week Event

Barclays Diversity Equality & Inclusion Week Event Catherine McEwan Foundation founder Derek was invited to be a panel member at the Barclays Diversity Equality & Inclusion Week panel event. As well as telling the story of the foundation Derek was able to share how the cost of living crisis has impacted on the charity and…

Meet Avril, Our IBD Mental Health Support Therapist!

Meet Avril, Our IBD Mental Health Support Therapist! World Mental Health Day seems like the perfect time to introduce you all to the amazing Avril, our IBD Mental Health Support Therapist. Avril has over 22 years of mental health nursing experience, and has also studied CBT, mindfulness, transactional analysis, life coaching, hypnotherapy and NLP. Her…

Catherine McEwan Foundation Launch IBD Mental Health Support Service.

Catherine McEwan Foundation Launch IBD Mental Health Support Service. Living with chronic illness not only impacts your physical health but more often than not also affects your mental health. The Catherine McEwan Foundation team know only too well the huge shortfall in mental health services for IBD patients. Providing mental health support is something we…

IBD Specialist Pharmacist Funded by the Catherine McEwan Foundation.

Since the inception of the Catherine McEwan Foundation 20 years ago, the objective has always been to create positive, lasting  impact within the IBD community of Scotland, through funding research, education, and services that make the lives of those living with Crohn’s & Colitis better. We are incredibly proud to announce that the Catherine McEwan…

PIBD 2022 Patient and Family Education Day

PIBD 2022 Patient and Family Education Day Saturday 10 September 10:15am-4pm Edinburgh International Conference Centre Learn more about paediatric inflammatory bowel disease (PIBD). This event is a once in a lifetime chance to listen to and speak with global PIBD experts. Children and young people with IBD and their families are warmly invited to attend…

Catherine McEwan Foundation Family Day 2022

Catherine McEwan Foundation Family Day 2022  On Saturday 28th of June, we welcomed IBD families to M&D’s for our 2022 Family Day, our first one since 2019 which made it extra special. The families took part in a programme of educational events throughout the day and had the opportunity to speak to our IBD experts.…

The Foundation Donates Educational Toys and Books to Royal Hospital for Children, Gastroenterology Department.

The Foundation Donates Educational Toys and Books to Royal Hospital for Children, Gastroenterology Department. Education around IBD is something that has always been incredibly important to the Catherine McEwan Foundation. An IBD diagnosis for anyone can be overwhelming and frightening, but for a child, it is even more difficult to understand the illness, the treatment,…

THE FOUNDATION VISITS DOWNING STREET

It’s been a big couple of weeks for the Catherine McEwan Foundation. Both Derek McEwan & our Young Ambassador, Jenny Cook visited Number 10 at the invitation of the Prime Minister, David Cameron. Derek was kindly invited to the St. Andrews Day reception & Jenny to the turning on of the Christmas lights. Both met…