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World Continence Week

Overactive Bladder: a common cause of bladder continence problems in children and young people

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Monday 21st July to Sunday 27th July marks World Continence Week 2021. Davina Richardson, Children’s Specialist Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK, talks about an overactive bladder in children and young people.  Many children and young people experience bladder problems, but these are often poorly understood. They may be associated with behavioural difficulties or emotional […]

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World Continence Week – Children and young people can have continence problems too!

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For World Continence Week, Davina Richardson, Children’s Specialist Nurse at BBUK talks about the continence problems that children and young people can have. She also discusses where you can find advice and information to support them. World Continence Week 2020 It is estimated that over 20 million people in the UK have some form of […]

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Learn About the Bladder and Bowel UK Team – helping your bladder and bowel health

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Bladder & Bowel UK is a team of five staff who have a responsibility to promote continence by providing information and education on bladder and bowel health, signposting to the right services to gain access to specialist care and acting as advocates for individuals who suffer from bladder and bowel problems by representation on national […]

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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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Travelling with a Continence Problem

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This post has been written by Davina Richardson, Children’s Specialist Nurse at BBUK for World Continence Week. General suggestions: Contact the airline or travel company to discuss your individual needs before booking/travelling. Think about what you need to carry with you, such as medicines and products. You may need to have a letter from your […]

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