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Public Toilets – The good, The Bad and The Ugly

Public Toilets are never going to be a glamorous topic. Nevertheless, we all need to use them. Britain is often remarked for being a reserved nation, especially around topics such as our bodily functions. Whatever shyness there may be…

RADAR Keys Explained

The first RADAR locks were fitted in 1981 to help keep accessible toilets free and clean for disabled people. Find out what they are, where to use them and how you can get yours.

Endometriosis is more than just a Bad Period

What is endometriosis, and what are the symptoms caused? We share three community stories from women who have experienced the condition first hand, and learn why it can take up to 8 years to be diagnosed.

Multiple System Atrophy (MSA)

People who are diagnosed with Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) experience significant bladder and bowel issues often starting before other indications of MSA are apparent. Learn more from MSA Nurse Katie Rigg who defines the condition.

Dysautonomia and my Catheter

During February we organised a catheter awareness week on our social media channels to raise conversation around conditions such as Fowler’s Syndrome, Sacral Agenesis, Urinary Retention, Bowel Cancer and Dysautonomia, all of which can lead…

Community Survey

We strive to continually improve our services to benefit our community and your feedback is vital in this process. From time to time we'll ask for your opinions to help guide this process, to ensure we're best serving your needs.

‘We Just Can’t Wait’ Campaign

One year after going digital, the Just Can’t Wait Card is relied on by over 160,000 people, with a new petition raised to ensure people aren’t turned away when in desperate need.

Abbie’s Intermittent Catheter Story

Abbie Stapleton, 25 from St Neots tells Bladder and Bowel Community how endometriosis and Fowler's Syndrome led to extreme bladder pain and bladder retention, resulting in her intermittent catheters.

Urinary Retention and Fowler’s Syndrome

Zoe, 24 from Oxfordshire/Northamptonshire border tells Bladder and Bowel Community how one day she just went into urinary retention and how having a diagnosis of Fowler's Syndrome changed her life.

Ask a Catheter Nurse – Your IC Questions Answered

At Bladder and Bowel Community Home Delivery service, as well as delivering your catheter needs directly to your door, we also have trained catheter nurses who are able to help guide you through what can be a tricky and overwhelming time.…