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Just Can’t Wait Toilet Scheme

Display a window sticker and save someone's day Introducing the national scheme for participating locations and businesses to show their support for people living with a bladder and/or bowel condition, by allowing emergency access to a…

Genii Stoma Bag – FREE Sample

We have some free samples of the Genii Stoma Bag, the first in the world to use Sil2 Breathable Silicone Technology® which sticks and seals perfectly against your skin. Request your free sample today - available in a choice of skin tone…

The Wide Awake Club

Elaina Cutting joined the Bladder and Bowel Community Support Facebook group after experiencing bowel issues and hoping to find others who understood what she was going through. After a particularly bad night, she reached out to see if…

Bladder & Bowel Community Benefits

The Bladder and Bowel Community has partnered up with some great companies to be able to offer you exclusive discounts and advice to help you manage your bladder and bowel condition.

Flaxseed – a small, but mighty seed

Flaxseed has been well researched in recent years and has gained the reputation as a functional food, making it an essential ingredient for any health conscious consumer to add to their shopping list. The main benefits of flaxseed seem to…

Travels with the Sunflower

The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower is here to help overcome some of the barriers faced when travelling. By choosing to wear the Sunflower when it suits you, you indicate to others around you that you have a non-visible disability and may…

Bowelbabe Saved my Life

Mags tells us how a chance listening to Deborah James' (aka Bowelbabe) podcast ‘You, Me and the Big C’ made her realise her symptoms were bowel cancer. Here Margaret tells us about her diagnosis of Stage 2 Bowel Cancer in January 2019 and…

Vitamin D and IBS

Many people living with irritable bowel syndrome are vitamin D deficient, according to a study published in the BMJ Open Gastroenterology1. It has since been found that 82% of IBS sufferers are also low in vitamin D (less than 20 ng/mL)2 so…

Travelling with confidence

Travelling with bladder and bowel conditions can be a stressful process, and many will simply neglect the opportunity to venture across the world in fear that they won’t have fast access to a toilet. However, this doesn’t mean that you…