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Davina Talks About Continence Problems in Schools

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This post has been written by Davina Richardson, Children’s Specialist Nurse at Bladder and Bowel UK. Prevalence of continence problems Continence problems are considered to be one of the most prevalent healthcare issues in children and young people. Functional constipation affects 0.7-29.6% of (Koppen et al 2014); faecal incontinence, which is often secondary to chronic […]

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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 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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Alternative Suggestions for Promoting and Maintaining Continence

It is important that those with continence (bladder and/or bowel) problems or those who care for them, have access to professional help and advice and are signposted to their local services. Many continence problems are treatable. However, it may be that following a full assessment, alternative solutions for promoting and managing continence are identified as […]

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