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Taste the Difference Challenge! – The benefits of decaffeinated tea and coffee

This guest blog, written by Sarah Coombes, Continence Nurse Specialist for the University of Leicester talks about an innovative approach to improving bladder health by promoting decaffeinated drinks. Last year as part of Continence Awareness Week, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust’s (UHL) Adult Continence Team launched their ‘Taste the Difference Challenge’. The team worked […]

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37 years as a nurse (and still loving every minute): My path into continence care

Karen and her nursing school intake group

Karen Irwin, Specialist Nurse and Bladder & Bowel UK’s Service Manager, discusses her journey into continence care. Not everyone gets excited about bladder and bowels, but I’ve loved this area of care since I completed my nursing training 37 years ago. After living my whole childhood and teenage years in Lancashire, I decided to venture […]

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New motherhood and fitness

Mum comforting baby

In this guest blog, Davina Gordon discusses postpartum self care and how to get back in to exercise at your own pace. This post is promoted content by Contrelle. Take it slowly Having a baby is a momentous occasion. It changes everything, your body, your relationships, your priorities, and how you exercise. Getting back to […]

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