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Raising awareness of enuresis through National Bedwetting Day

Bladder & Bowel UK have worked on an awareness campaign this autumn to highlight the issue of childhood enuresis as school returns. Davina Richardson, children’s specialist nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK, talks about the project here. Bedwetting remains a significant but largely hidden issue for thousands of children and families.  It causes distress, anxiety, […]

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Four steps to improved patient adherence

Dr Benjamin Disney, Consultant Gastroenterologist, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, talks about patient adherence and how clinicians can tackle this issue with their patients. That patients will adhere to their prescribed therapies is something that many healthcare professionals (HCPs) take for granted. Yet, the reality is that between a third and a half […]

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Overactive Bladder: a common cause of bladder continence problems in children and young people

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Monday 21st July to Sunday 27th July marks World Continence Week 2021. Davina Richardson, Children’s Specialist Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK, talks about an overactive bladder in children and young people.  Many children and young people experience bladder problems, but these are often poorly understood. They may be associated with behavioural difficulties or emotional […]

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Nutrition and Hydration Tips for Children

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Nutrition and Hydration Week was first held in 2012 with the aim of highlighting and educating people about the role of food and drinks in maintaining health and wellbeing. At Bladder & Bowel UK we are frequently asked questions about the role of water for children with bladder and/or bowel conditions, as well as how […]

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Bedwetting: Advice for teenagers and young adults

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Time To Take Action: World Bedwetting Day 2021 For World Bedwetting Day 2021 Bladder & Bowel UK are releasing a series of blogs to help increase understanding of a problem that is not often discussed, but causes stress and distress throughout the world to children, young people, and their families as well as some adults. […]

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Bedwetting in children with disabilities and additional needs

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You Time To Take Action: World Bedwetting Day 2021 For World Bedwetting Day 2021 Bladder & Bowel UK are releasing a series of blogs to help increase understanding of a problem that is not often discussed, but causes stress and distress throughout the world to children, young people, and their families as well as some […]

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