A Support Group for people with an Internal Pouch

Zoom ForumsDONATE
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.


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.

Why Join the <br>Red Lion Group?


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.

Sign Up

What's New

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

Register below for the next Red Lion Group Zoom Forum Published on 13 January 2021 After another successful forum on
The Red Lion Group publishes an informative magazine called ROAR! two or three times a year and the latest edition
Given everything that’s going on at the moment, it seemed to be a good time to think about stress and
Christopher Browne presents cheque to St. Mark's Hospital Foundation on behalf of Red Lion Group Jason Bacon, CEO of the
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.




Facebook Posts

3 weeks ago

Christopher Browne

Greet 2021 with a ROAR!!!

The Red Lion Group's New Year magazine is packed with posts and pictures of remarkable rock-climbers, radical recipes and revolutionary rugby referees - and photos of the exotic species that live in the land of the Red Lion - Kenya!!

We've even created a New Year resolution to help you pass some fun-filled moments - How to Keep Fit in 2021 - mentally as well as physically!!

You can read ROAR! online at www.pouchsupport.org or order a copy from info@pouchsupport.org are you waiting for!?

What are you waiting for!!
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook