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Managing Bladder and Bowel Issues in Nurseries, Schools and Colleges

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Problems with bladder and bowel control are among the most common medical conditions that children and young people experience. They are thought to affect over 900,000 people aged between 5 and 19 years of age, although this is likely to be an underestimate. Due to embarrassment, stigma and the mistaken belief that they children will […]

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The Impact of Bladder and Bowel Issues on Education for Young People in the UK

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International Youth Day was started by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999 as a way of raising awareness of the challenges and problems faced by those aged between 10 and 24 years old. It also raises awareness of the role of young people as partners in change. The theme of International Youth Day 2019, […]

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Toileting Troubles in Teenagers and Young People

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This post has been written by Davina Richardson, Children’s Specialist Nurse at BBUK (Bladder & Bowel UK). Many bodily functions are considered private and not for discussion. Top of the list of the ‘not to be talked’ about is toileting! Many people think that once a child has toilet trained their bladders and bowels will […]

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