The IBS Network is hosting its second UK conference and exhibition on 14 April in Sheffield. This year's conference will explore the self-management of the condition and what that really means both from a sufferer's and healthcare professional's perspective, according to the national charity, which supports thousands of people living with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

On the day, chaired by Yvonne McKenzie, clinical lead in IBS for the Gastroenterology Specialist Group of the British Dietetic Association, several leading specialists including Dr Simon Smale, Dr Peter Whorwell, Dr Adam Farmer and Dr Anthony Hobson will present on different aspects of IBS, as well as providing insights from people living with the condition. After each talk, there will be the opportunity for audience engagement with time for open debate and Q&As.

Alison Reid, CEO at The IBS Network, said: “We look forward to welcoming all our members and healthcare specialists from across the UK for an opportunity to talk openly about IBS, to overcome the embarrassment surrounding the condition and discuss how we can better support people in the future.”

If you would like to attend, tickets are now available to buy from £5 via the charity’s website or call 0114 272 3253. 

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