The Bladder & Bowel UK
North West 2024
Thursday, 7 March 2024, 09:00 – 16:00
Bolton Arena, Horwich, BL6 6LB
The Bladder & Bowel UK Symposium provides healthcare professionals with an opportunity to gain practical and expert advice from national speakers who are experts in their field.
The event includes inspirational lectures, multi-disciplinary discussions and case studies to influence best practices, together with an extensive exhibition including company representatives and charitable services.
Speaker & topic highlights*
Introduction to Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Veronica Haggar – Specialist Nurse, Bladder and Bowel UK and Flexible Staffing North West Anglia Foundation Trust
Spinal cord injuries and neurogenic bowel management
Carol Adcock – SCI Specialist Nurse Lead for the North, Spinal Injuries Association
Male pelvic floor health
Julia Herbert – Consultant Physiotherapist, Ellesmere Physiotherapy
Male Urology Health
Sarah Hillery – Lead Nurse, Urology & Advanced Nurse Practitioner / President of The British Association of Urological Nurses
A multidisciplinary approach to transition
Davina Richardson, Specialist Children’s Nurse, Bladder & Bowel UK
Sustainability for continence care is everyone’s business
Jo Frame, Registered Midwife, Clinical Fellow, Nursing and Midwifery Sustainability Team, Chief Nurses Office
Bladder dysfunction the role of the surgeon
Fiona McAndrew – Paediatric Urologist, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital
Developing a paediatric pathway and documentation for rectal irrigation
Michelle Newton – Children’s Bladder and Bowel Specialist Nurse, Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Davina Richardson – Children’s Specialist Nurse RGN/RSCN, Bladder & Bowel UK,
Sustainability and continence care in paediatrics
Jo Frame – Clinical Fellow, Chief Nurses Office, NHS England
Nurse Education – paediatric bladder and bowel care
Alison Bardsley – Assistant Director pre and post registration training Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation
Management of painful bladder symptoms in children
Claire Ferguson – Urology Clinical Nurse Specialist,
Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust Hospital.
Developing a transition pathway from paediatric to adult continence services
Emma Innes – Lead Nurse Specialist for Children’s Continence Service. Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS FT
Toilet training: developing new guidance
June Rogers – Independent practitioner, Specialist Children’s Nurse (retired)
The challenges of catheterisation in schools
Samantha Tapscott-Roberts – Children & Young People Specialist Nurse, Bladder & Bowel UK
* On rare occasions due to unforeseeable circumstances some topics are subject to change
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Who can attend?
The Symposium is aimed at a wide range of healthcare professionals including specialist, urology, general, children’s and school nurses, allied healthcare professionals and those who work in residential and care homes.
How this Symposium is delivered
There will be concurrent educational streams providing delegates with the opportunity to access a broad adult and paediatric programme.
A light lunch is provided with intervals to explore an extensive exhibition including company representatives and charitable services.
Attending the symposium will contribute to NMC revalidation and CPD for other healthcare professionals. An official certificate of attendance is provided.