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Police Minister Lisa Neville to take three months off to recuperate from Crohn’s disease – The Age

Ms Neville revealed on Saturday she had been managing the disease for 32 years but the latest episode had been “the worst I have been confronted with”.

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Through the course of the past week in hospital the seriousness of these complications and the impact on my health has become more evident, she said in a statement.
The clear advice from my doctors is if I dont take this period of rest and recovery I will be faced with major bowel surgery and risk long term consequences to the quality and length of my life.
Crohns disease is a chronic condition causing painful inflammation of the bowel and digestive tract. Close to 75,000 Australians suffer from…

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