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Bladder and Bowel

Better Bowel Health: how to make a business case in four steps

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This is a guest blog for Bladder & Bowel UK, written by Dr Benjamin Disney, a Consultant Gastroenterologist at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust. Part of our work at the Bowel Interest Group is to raise awareness about the need for improved bowel care management within healthcare services and promote better bowel health. […]

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How BBUK Can Communicate with You

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In today’s world communication is ever changing. Individuals prefer to communicate in a variety of ways including via social media platforms. Different methods of communication suit different situations. We would like to share the ways which we can communicate with you. The BBUK helpline At BBUK we operate a helpline for the general public and […]

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How We Can Support You During World Continence Week

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This post has been written by Davina Richardson, Children’s Specialist Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK for world continence week. Bladder and bowel problems among adults are not uncommon, affecting both males and females of all ages. Some common bladder problems may include bladder leakage (incontinence), bedwetting or difficulties emptying the bladder. Some common bowel […]

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Bladder & Bowel UK’s National Symposium 2018

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This blog post has been written by Karen Irwin, Service Manager/Specialist Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK (BBUK). It was wonderful to see so many healthcare professionals attending this year’s annual BBUK Symposium, which is held at the Bolton Arena. This year’s conference attracted over 160 delegates, who despite some adverse weather conditions, travelled from all […]

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Speak to Our BBUK Team at Kidz to Adultz Middle

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Many parents and carers worry about toilet training their children. This can be so much more difficult for children who have disabilities, particularly if advice is to wait until the child seems ready. Many children with disabilities, particularly those with processing or learning problems do not understand that they should be using a toilet, are […]

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Raising Awareness of Toilet Training Children with Disabilities

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Toilet training is an area of normal child development that causes anxiety for many families. However, when a child has a disability it is an even bigger hurdle for parents and carers, although the children, particularly those with learning or sensory disabilities are not usually concerned. Often families are advised that they should not worry […]

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