Since 2010, the Shire Innovation Funds have provided financial support for
initiatives that improve outcomes for patients with gastroenterology
disorders, including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and bowel continence
disorders. The Shire Innovation
Funds are for IBD nurses, continence advisors working in bowel care and Specialist Registrars in
Shire Innovation Fund for Specialist
Nurses (SpNs) in Bowel Care
has a long history of supporting
specialist IBD nurses and continence advisors in bowel disorders who
want to develop services further.
You can read about some of the past successes in our newsletters
and if this inspires you to apply, or if you want more information on the Shire Innovation Fund for SpNs in Bowel Care please click on
Shire Innovation Funds for Specialist
Registrars (SpRs) in Gastroenterology supports SpRs who wish to
- Attend the European Crohn's and Colitis
Organisation (ECCO) congress to give their oral or
- Conduct research or develop projects to
benefit patient care in the UK
Information about past recipients can be found in our newsletters
and if you are interested in applying or obtaining more
information on the Shire Innovation Funds for SpRs in Gastroenterology please
click on Specialist Registrars.
The receipt of any grant from Shire is in no way contingent on
the recommendation or prescribing of any pharmaceutical product.