Help & Information Category

Help & Information

If you’re affected by a bladder or bowel condition or would like to find out more about what we offer, we’re here to make sure you get the help and information you need.

The Bladder & Bowel Community provide over 60 downloadable resources, such as frequency charts, the Bristol Stool Chart, bladder and bowel diaries, and pelvic floor exercises, to name but a few.

You’ll also find a section on how best to support yourself on topics such as travel, sexual relationships, and emotions, and accessing a Just Can’t Wait Card to help you when you’re out and about. There is also a document specifically for those supporting their loved ones, along with a number of stories from patients and carers who have been in similar situations to your own and found the Bladder and Bowel Community a valuable resource.

If you’d like to find out more on the Bladder and Bowel Community, you can do so by browsing the About Us section. Here, you can get to know the team and how we plan on consistently improving our services.

We aim to enable people to live their lives as they wish. With these resources, we hope you or your loved one can take another step in their journey to a higher quality of life.

How I coped with my new Stoma during Lockdown

Jan Ross underwent stoma surgery in February this year just before lockdown, after being diagnosed with rectal cancer. Here, Jan talks to Bladder and Bowel about how she coped learning how to manage her new stoma friend during these

Fluid Matrix

If you're actively trying to increase your fluid intake and hydration levels, it may help to have a goal in mind that suits your body. This table can help you determine how much fluid you should try to take in a 24 hour period based on your…

World Continence Week

World Continence Week (WCW) is an annual initiative managed and run by the International Continence Society (ICS).  Its primary aim is to raise awareness of incontinence related issues. This year the event is running from 15th to the 21st…

Hannah’s Story – Interstitial Cystitis

Introducing Hannah, who will be contributing as a regular guest blogger for the Bladder and Bowel Community. Hannah has a painful bladder condition called Interstitial Cystitis (IC) and will be telling her story over a series of posts as

Just Can’t Wait Card Replacement

If you have lost or misplaced your Just Can't Wait card please use the form below to fill out your details and we will get another one sent out to you. Please note we make a small charge charge for cards ordered by post, to help cover…

Work With Us

The Bladder and Bowel Community works in partnership with a wide range of suppliers, brands and bloggers to enhance and support the lifestyle of our community. We are firm believers that information provides choice and enables…

FREE RADAR Key With Home Delivery Service

The RADAR key provides you with access to over 9,000 accessible public facilities around the UK. They can be found in many shopping centres, pubs, cafes, cinemas, bus and rail stations.

Resources

Resources Welcome to the Bladder & Bowel Community Resources page. Here you’ll find links to the following pages: Frequency volume chart - a chart that helps you keep track of your urination patterns. If you fear you…

Wellbeing & Support

Wellbeing & Support You’ll discover a number of pages for the different levels of support necessary for those with bladder or bowel conditions to live a full and happy life. If you’d like to know how you or a loved one could be…