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Catheter Nurse Q&A

At Bladder and Bowel Community, we don’t want anyone to struggle or feel lost with their catheter needs - so we put your most-asked questions to Val, our urology nurse. The Community Asked… Our Catheter Nurse Answered! We asked the members

Megacolon and Slow Digestive Transit – Anne’s Story

Bladder & Bowel Community member, Anne Fairhurst shares her experiences of living with Megacolon and Slow Digestive Transit; how she became diagnosed with the condition, and how it has affected her life. We'd like to thank Anne for

Dealing with Incontinence and Dementia

This article contains affiliate links Incontinence isn’t the first thing we think of when we talk about dementia but it’s more common than you might think. For some people, the neurological messages between the brain and bladder or

Crohn’s & Colitis Week 1-7 December 2019

Crohn’s and Colitis are invisible illnesses that mainly affects the digestive system but can also cause fatigue and painful joints. They are forms of inflammatory bowel disease, that currently don’t have a cure. Around 300,000 in the UK

SAVE LIVES, Grow a Beard this December.

Bowel Cancer UK has launched its annual Decembeard campaign aimed at raising awareness and vital funds into the research of life-saving treatments for bowel cancer. Taking part in Decembeard is so easy. All you have to do it ditch

Damascus Patient Study Day

Are you affected by diverticulitis? Would you be interested in helping to shape the treatment and support that is available for those who have diverticulitis? The DAMASCUS study aims at improving the outcomes for those who suffer

The Importance Of Hydration

Poor nutrition and hydration can sometimes make bladder and bowel symptoms worse, this article looks at all the reasons why good hydration is so important to the bladder and bowel.