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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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What's New

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

Zoom into summer! – RLG Launches a series of Webinars (Updated)
Updated Sunday 31 May 2020 Thursday we had another enjoyable and enlightening Zoom meeting with over 40 attendees, watching and
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How Rebecca took those vital first steps to recovery
RLG member Rebecca Berzins almost became an also-ran when pouch surgery threatened her passion for running. Then sheer determination took
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Coronavirus Update
Coronavirus Update Many of you have been contacting us over the past few weeks about the coronavirus outbreak expressing understandable
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Information Day Postponement
Information Day Postponement Dear Members and Guests, The Red Lion Group Committee has reviewed the latest updates regarding the emerging
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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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