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RED LION
POUCH SUPPORT GROUP

A Support Group for people with an Internal Pouch

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About Us

About Us

The Red Lion Group is a UK pouch support charity for people who have, or are considering having, an ileo-anal pouch.

The pouch support group was founded in 1994 by a group of patients and staff at St. Mark’s Hospital in London and gained charitable status in 1997.

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Why Join the
Red Lion Group?

Become a member to receive ROAR! newsletter 2 or 3 times a year and access ROAR! and the ROAR! archives on the website. Every spring we hold our annual Information Day event at St. Mark’s Hospital which members can attend at a reduced rate.

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Membership

Become a member of the Red Lion Pouch Support Group and receive additional benefits including priority and discounted attendance at the annual Information Day hosted at St. Mark’s Hospital and receive printed copy and online access to ROAR! and the ROAR! archives.

RLG membership gives you access to a wide community of pouchees and potential pouchees and their families and friends; allowing the sharing of pouch-related experiences and tips to help in your day to day pouch management. Membership costs £10 (£5 for hardship cases, and free for under 16s) per year. Please click below to sign up as a member.

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Stay up-to-date with all of our latest news, events and stories

Help doctoral student with research project
I am passing on the chance for you to get involved in some research being conducted by a doctoral student,
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First Red Lion Group Zoom Forum “a great success”!
The recent “Zoom into Summer” series of presentations was a great success and demonstrated the power of the Zoom platform
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Video: Considering a J-Pouch? What you need to know.
Mr Toby Hammond talks about J-Pouch Surgery – Recovery Time, Risks and Benefits New committee member Michelle Martin has made
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Zoom into Summer series of Pouch webcasts
Updated Sunday 21 June 2020 This week’s Red Lion Group Zoom meeting featured the eminent surgeon, Professor John Nicholls, who
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ROAR! Magazine

ROAR! Magazine

We publish a magazine called Roar! two or three times a year and meet once a year at an Information Day to hear guest speakers and take part in group seminars covering topics of interest to pouch owners and prospective pouch owners.

Only members have access to the latest edition of ROAR! and the ROAR! archives. Please contact us to request the password.

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