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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…

Can Pilates help Bladder and Bowel Issues?

We talked to Physiotherapist and Founder of Actively Autoimmune, Zoe McKenzie to get her experience and advice for the Bladder and Bowel Community.  Having a chronic illness doesn’t have to hold you back from exercise, and a big part of our…

“Tell us if your toilets are open”

Updated 10th July 2020 With so many shops, cafes and pubs reopening their doors to the public, and eager to return to 'business as usual' there is much activity and anticipation around revisiting some of our old past times. With this…

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…

Bladder & Bowel Community on BBC Woman’s Hour

Director Joanne Umbers represents the Community in the discussion around public toilets As lockdown slowly starts to lift, the issue around public toilets and their availability is a key issue to so many. When Bladder…

Bladder & Bowel Services during Lockdown

Social Distancing need not be (too) isolating 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 Services during lockdown are vital, and our teams…

Get 10% OFF Home Blood Test Kits

Abilities in home tracking have come along a lot in the last few years. At-home, finger-prick blood tests mean that you can test various health indicators yourself. The question is why? What can you learn from tracking your own blood?…

Let’s Talk About Incontinence

This article contains links We know talking about bladder weakness and incontinence can be difficult, but just how much of an impact does it have on your life? At Bladder & Bowel Community we asked continence experts at HARTMANN…

Let’s Talk About Catheters.

To celebrate the launch of our new catheter nurse service we wanted to dedicate a space where we talk about all matters relating to catheters. Catheter patient, Leanna Benjamin talks openly about what she wished she had known about having…