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Find out more about treatment for bedwetting

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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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The Impact of Diet on Constipation in Children

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Bladder & Bowel UK’s Children’s Specialist Nurse, Davina Richardson, talks about the importance of diet on constipation in children. What we eat can affect our health. Diet is particularly important in the early years of life because childhood is the time of rapid growth and development and lots of activity.  It is also a time […]

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World Sleep Day: What is Nocturia?

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For World Sleep Day, our Children’s Specialist Nurse, Davina Richardson, has written a blog on nocturia and why it is important to get a good night’s sleep. All humans need to sleep. Good sleep is as important for overall health and wellbeing as a balanced diet and getting sufficient exercise. It helps us to function […]

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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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The Nursing Times Awards – Congratulations to Bladder & Bowel UK!

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Bladder & Bowel UK are delighted to be the winner of the Continence Promotion and Care Category at the Nursing Times Awards in partnership with ERIC, The Children’s Bowel and Bladder Charity. Davina Richardson, BBUK’s Children’s Continence Nurse, was the clinical lead on the project which was recognised for this prestigious award. 2020 has been […]

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World Toilet Day 2020

The first World Toilet Day was on the 19th November 2001 and was initiated by the United Nations to raise awareness of the need to improve sanitation worldwide. World Toilet Day recognises that not only do all humans need access to toilets, but those toilets need to be able to withstand climate change and keep […]

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National Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying is usually described as being repeated behaviours that cause physical or emotional pain or distress. It can take many forms, including physical (pushing, shoving, hitting, kicking); it may be verbal, including persistent name-calling or extreme teasing; emotional, such as being repeatedly excluded from activities; it may be racist or sexist; or it may be […]

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