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Bladder and Bowel

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 and Bowel UK for World Continence Week 2018. 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 […]

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Sport and Continence

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Today marks the beginning of World Continence Week. This post has written by Joanne Hoyle, Continence Specialist Nurse at Bladder and Bowel UK (BBUK) to raise awareness of bladder and bowel problems of people who participate in sport. The summer is upon us and with it a whole host of national sporting events; The World […]

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Bladder and 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 and 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 Bladder and Bowel UK 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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