THIRD SECTOR PARTNERS
These organisations have partnered with APPreSci.
APPLe (Acute Pancreatitis Patient Liaison) are the APPreSci patient partner group. The group consists of individuals who have experienced or are currently working through an episode of Acute Pancreatitis (AP). They have partnered with APPreSci to give us critical insight into the user journey and help us understand the patient's point of view. Check out our 'Patient partners' page to listen to 3 APPLe member speak about their experience with the illness.
Core champions the need for more research to benefit the digestive health of the nation. It is the only charity in the UK committed to fighting all digestive conditions. It does this in 3 key ways: funding vital research that develops new treatments and saves lives, providing expert information for people affected , their families and their carers, and promoting awareness and discussion about digestive health.
Research into gastroenterology – the gut, liver and pancreas – is historically woefully underfunded. Despite the fact that 12% of GP appointment time is dedicated to digestive disorders with millions of people in the UK affected daily, this important medical specialty underperforms as a research discipline. Read more about them on their website.
The Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI) is an association representing General Surgery and all its related specialities throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. Read more about them on their website.
The Great Britain and Ireland Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association (GBIHPBA) was founded in 2010 as a constitutional branch within AUGIS (Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons). Membership is open to all members of AUGIS with a declared interest in Hepato Pancreato Biliary (HPB) disease. Their aims include advancing excellence in the delivery of healthcare to patients with HPB disease and to provide information and advise to health professionals and members of the public on matters relating to HPB disease. Read more about GBIHPBA on their website.
Intensive Care Foundation
The Intensive Care Foundation is the research arm of The Intensive Care Society. The foundation has has pioneered UK critical care research for over ten years. This research will save lives and reduce costs in the UK's heath service. The foundation researches a wide range of acute medical conditions that are treated in ICUs. Read more about the foundation on their website and The Intensive Care Society on their main website.