Category list : Bowel care
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Bowel cancer patients living in the most deprived areas have up to 13% higher levels of emergency admissions prior to a diagnosis than those in the least deprived areas, according to UK researchers.
The case study of a man in his early 20s with continence problems illustrates how young adults need support and understanding to self-manage bowel and bladder issues
An alert has been issued to the NHS in England after concerns were raised about patients with spinal injuries facing delays in receiving specialist care to clear their bowels.
A study chronicling the experiences of women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) during and after pregnancy found nurses and midwives were often unable to provide information and advice.
A charity has launched an online resource designed to encourage more general nurses to specialise in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), amid rising numbers of patients and a shortage of expert help.
Investing in GI nursingSubscription
Every clinician thinks their speciality is the best, should have the most funding, the best resources and the highest quality patient experience.
A “glaring hole” in training that is failing to ensure nurses are taught bowel and bladder care is putting patients at risk, a group of MPs has warned.
The charitable service PromoCon has changed its name to Bladder and Bowel UK, as part of a major brand overhaul and investment.
London nurse wins award for IBD travel websiteSubscription
A nurse has won an award for her innovative approach to helping patients with inflammatory bowel disease travel more easily.
MP backs calls for more IBD specialist nursesSubscription
Andrew Percy, Conservative MP for Brigg and Goole, has announced that he is supporting a charity campaign for more specialist inflammatory bowel disease nurses.