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Our first ever Ambassador

The Catherine McEwan Foundation are thrilled to announce our first ever ambassador… former Scotland manager Alex McLeish. The legendary player,…

Laura & Fraser Simpson’s journey..

My name is Laura Simpson.  I am married to Fraser and we have been blessed with three amazing children, Millie,…

Living With IBD… Crohn’s

As part of December 2019’s Crohn’s & Colitis week, popular online portal, Glasgow Live, ran a few features on their…

Leading the fight against IBD…

At the end of last year, Glasgow Live was supporting the Catherine McEwan Foundation in raising awareness for those in…

Living With IBD… Ulcerative Colitis

The 1-7 December 2019 was Crohn’s & Colitis awareness week which helped to increase awareness of those affected by Inflammatory…

Gut feelings: helping the fight against IBD

In support of those suffering from Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in Scotland, Glasgow Live recently ran a few features on…

Leading the fight against IBD…

At the end of last year, Glasgow Live was supporting the Catherine McEwan Foundation in raising awareness for those in…

Living With IBD… Ulcerative Colitis

The 1-7 December 2019 was Crohn’s & Colitis awareness week which helped to increase awareness of those affected by Inflammatory…

Living With IBD… Crohn’s

As part of December 2019’s Crohn’s & Colitis week, popular online portal, Glasgow Live, ran a few features on their…

A Red Hot Ball Thank You

Dear Catherine McEwan Foundation Family, We hope you are all fit and healthy and remain so during these very difficult…

Coronavirus and IBD – LIVE Facebook Q&A

Since the start of this year, week by week Coronavirus has had more and more impact on all of our…

Living with IBD…

At the end of last year, the Crohn’s & Colitis awareness week ran from 1-7 December 2019  with the aim…

Comedy Crohnies Raises £2500

Our hugely popular Comedy Crohnies event landed at The Loft at Brew 74 in East Kilbride on Saturday, 23 November.…

Tea Jenny 10!

We’re delighted to announce that the Tea Jenny Ladies Lunch will return to the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel on Cambridge…

Rachel Harris

After 16 fantastic months, our Catherine McEwan Fellow, Rachel Harris, has now moved onto a new position. Rachel joined the…

WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE OUR NEW CLINICAL RESEARCH FELLOW

Hello everyone! My name is Rachel Harris and I am the new Clinical Research Fellow in Paediatric Gastroenterology working between…

NEW STUDY HIGHLIGHTS USEFULNESS OF LONG TERM FEEDING TUBES IN PATIENTS WITH CROHN’S DISEASE

We have recently published work (supported by the foundation) in June of this year highlighting the outcomes from one of…

NEW STUDY REPORT – THE OUTCOMES OF SWITCHING FROM ORIGINAL INFLIXIMAB (REMICADE) TO THE BIOSIMILAR (REMSIMA)

We have recently published work (supported by the Foundation) in June of this year highlighting the results from one of…

CARA MUIRHEAD BLOG

Hi, I’m Calum’s sister Cara.  I am 16 years old and was diagnosed with Crohns disease in 2016. It was…

CALUM MUIRHEAD BLOG

My name is Calum Muirhead, I am 21 years old. I was first diagnosed with ulcerative colitis when I was 13…

CATHERINE MCEWAN FOUNDATION WORK HAS GLOBAL REACH

We are excited to let you know that a project supported by the Catherine McEwan Foundation in conjunction with the…

CONGRATS TO RUSSELL!

We are delighted to announce that in recognition of his achievements within the field of paediatric gastroenterology especially inflammatory bowel…

WELL DONE DR KONSTANTINOS GERASIMIDIS!

We are delighted to announce that in recognition of his excellence in research and teaching of health professionals in nutrition…

GUEST BLOGGER MHAIRI MCGOWAN RESEARCH FELLOW

AN INTERESTING LOOK AT THE RESEARCH WORK OF MHAIRI MCGOWAN WHO WAS AWARDED THE CATHERINE MCEWAN FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP Hello! I…

GUEST BLOGGER ISOBEL MASON, NURSE CONSULTANT IN GASTROENTEROLOGY

What a year it’s been! I joined the Crohn’s and Colitis UK team back in May and my time here…

FOUNDATION SUPPORTS GROUND BREAKING NEW STUDY

Foundation supporting new study looking at a new treatment for children with IBD Great news!  With your help we are…

GUEST BLOG: HAZEL DUNCAN IBD RESEARCH DIETITIAN

A BIT ABOUT ME Hi everyone, my name is Hazel Duncan and I am the newly appointed research dietitian working…

KATIE’S BLOG

I’m Katie Leigh and I am 11 years old.  I was diagnosed with IBDU in February 2014 when I was…

REECES JOURNEY

MY JOURNEY I’m Reece. I am sixteen years old. When I was ten years old I was a happy and…

EXCITING NEWS FROM DR RICHARD RUSSELL

We are excited to announce news about how further funding from the Catherine McEwan Foundation is being planned to continue support…

GUEST BLOGGER VIKKI GARRICK IBD NURSE SPECIALIST

Hi everyone So – The Catherine McEwan Foundation emailed me and asked me to do a blog for the website.…

WORLD IBD DAY

Check out our video where we look at our funded posts and research……its something we are very proud of! https://www.facebook.com/CMFoundation/videos/1094673570576620/

ERIN STUART’S BLOG

My name is Erin Stuart and I’ve just turned 10 I was diagnosed with Crohns in Sept 2014 age 8…

ROBBIE’S STORY

My name is Robbie Wilson Trevett, I am 14 years of age.  I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease in July,…

SUPER BUSY JENNY!

The last month has been super busy! I was in London to cheer on my dad, Derek and Dean at…

CATHERINE MCEWAN FOUNDATION RESEARCH FELLOW WINS TOP AWARD

Another proud moment for the Catherine McEwan Foundation as our Research Fellow, Mhairi McGowan wins an award for the research work…

PIONEERING CATHERINE MCEWAN FOUNDATION FUNDED RESEARCH WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

Vaios Svolos a PhD student funded by Yorkhill Children’s Charity and work supported funding from the Catherine McEwan Foundation is…

A WORD FROM OUR YOUNG AMBASSADOR JENNY

Most of you will probably know my history with IBD, I was diagnosed age 4 with Ulcerative Colitis, I was on up…

NEW APP LAUNCH WILL HELP TEAMS LOOKING AFTER CHILDREN WITH CROHN’S DISEASE

The Catherine McEwan Foundation together with the Yorkhill IBD team and Solus UK have worked together to produce an app…

DEREK’S STORY

In the first our new Blog features, Catherine McEwan Foundation Founder, Derek McEwan shares his experience growing up with his…

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…

COMEDY CROHNIES ON SALE NOW

Another superb day of stand up with the cream of Scottish Comedy. Thanks to all who are making this day…