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Bladder & Bowel Services during Lockdown 2021

We are working hard to ensure a continued high level of service for you across all of our information, products and services. Bladder and Bowel Community Services during lockdown are vital, we know how much you rely on them each and every…

Surviving the Festive Season – Your Top Tips

Here at Bladder and Bowel Community, we’re already getting into the Christmas spirit. The decorations are up, the Christmas tunes are playing at full blast and the food cupboard has well… already been depleted shall we say! We know that…

Top Pick Of Stoma Bloggers

Stoma bloggers have done such a lot to reduce barriers around some key topics. We know how important it is to be able to draw on other people’s experiences when going through something like stoma surgery, so we thought we would share our…

IBS and Food

Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS is a chronic relapsing and often lifelong disorder involving a collection of symptoms, which vary from person to person. This is a guide to what to look out for and how you can better manage IBS.

Stoma Nurse Q&A

Last week was #stomaweek here at Bladder & Bowel Community, with a focus on all things stoma and related topics. As part of the week, we invited our Stoma Nurse to be part of a Question and Answer event, and we had some great questions…

Having a stoma saved my life

As part of #stomaweek, Keith Thomas, 59 from Llanelli shares his story on how his stoma ‘Homer’ gave him a new lease of life and how he’s never been happier since his diagnosis of Ulcerative Colitis. We'd like to thank Keith for sharing his…

#StomaWeek

This week we’re talking ‘All Things Stoma’.  We’re always looking for ways in which we can support the community, and this week we have a few little surprises for you! You’ll have to join us on social media to find out exactly what we’re…

IBS Diet and Lifestyle: Where to Start

By Sarah Monk, Registered Dietitian It’s not uncommon to struggle with diet for IBS - knowing what your triggers are  and what foods may help can be the key to reducing symptoms.  So we spoke to Sarah Monk, Registered Dietitian to get the…

How To Minimise Bladder Weakness

By Vicky Warrell It’s time to lift the taboo and talk about menopause and bladder weakness. Firstly, what is the menopause? This physiological period in the life of every woman marks the end of reproductive activity,…