ELF findings call for frailty scoring to become standard practice

Important findings from the BDRF-funded Emergency Laparotomy and Frailty Study (ELF Study) have been published in the Annals of Surgery. […]

New research aims to improve emergency surgical care for elderly people

Reducing deaths after emergency surgery for older people after emergency surgery is one of the most urgent challenges facing the […]

BDRF funds first ever patient Chief Investigator

For the first time in BDRF’s history, and we believe in the field of bowel disease research, we have awarded […]

New findings show Vitamin D levels may affect survival after bowel cancer surgery

Research published in the BMJ’s Gut Journal has suggested a link between Vitamin D levels at the time of bowel cancer surgery […]

Patients, industry and charity – a recipe for sucess

BDRF attended an event with Olympus Medical and brought along patients from the ACPGBI patient liaison group to help spread […]

Funding research into quality of life for people with an ileostomy

Earlier this year, we teamed up with Ileostomy & Internal Pouch Association and Kingston Trust CIO to develop new research. The joint mission was […]

A research workout in Paisley – Nicola Dames meets Susan Moug

It’s not as would be expected from the usual patient-meets-surgeon – it’s usually the hospital beat booming in the background. […]

Stopping bowel cancer before it starts

Newly funded BDRF research aims to develop tests for precursors to bowel cancer which could help doctors stop tumours from […]

Bringing hope to people diagnosed with late stage bowel cancer

New BDRF research aims to improve care for people whose rectal cancer is caught late or has come back after […]

CEO Blog: Are you asking the right questions?

  If you ask a stupid question you’ll get a stupid answer Anthony Robbins life coach extraordinaire in his book […]

BDRF research into bowel cancer

BDRF’s research into bowel cancer is achieving some amazing things. Our research findings are allowing thousands of patients to avoid […]

Bowel cancer – know the symptoms

  As bowel cancer awareness month gets underway, it’s been reported that one in three British people can’t name a […]