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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.

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…

100,000 Just Can’t Wait Cards Now in Circulation

With lockdown restrictions lifting further still, and with the recent announcement that shielding for the clinically vulnerable is no longer necessary, it has become apparent just how important public toilet facilities are and how many…

How a Sunflower Lanyard could help with your Weekly Shop

With the emergency of COVID-19 this year, we have all found ourselves in this new world of lockdowns, wearing face masks and the strange prospect of queueing to do our food shops. For those of us who were isolating and have only just…

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…