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An interesting article in The Guardian on the lack of public toilets
The urinary leash: how the death of public toilets traps and trammels us allRead more
Award winning new app for those suffering with continence - CONfidence - by BABCO
Following all valuable input during the development of the CONfidence (Continence promotion) app, the app was officially launched on Monday, 21st June, at the start of World Continence Week: https://wfipp.org/world-continence-week-2021/ Read on to find out more and how to download the new appRead more
Ring to speak to a Specialist Bladder and Bowel Nurse - available for calls every Friday.
Our Nurse Advice Line is open for calls. 0121 702 0820. The line is open between 9.30am and 2.30pm . If you leave a message on the answering machine if the line is closed we will call you back asap.Read more
UTIs: What are the burning issues? (article by BSAC - British Soc. of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy) - Dr Annie Joseph - When I started to put pen-to-paper, it became clear to me that UTIs really are a contentious topic – for microbiologists, clinicians, pol
It’s estimated that around half of all women in the UK will suffer at least one urinary tract infection (UTI) at some point in their lives. Yet despite being the leading source of bacterial bloodstream infections, UTIs remain a chronically neglected area of infectious diseases. With that in mind, we invited Dr Annie Joseph, Consultant Microbiologist at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, to discuss what needs to happen so that UTIs, and patients, finally get the attention they deserveRead more
Participate in research: Write a story about life with incontinence pads*
BHUK would like to support this global research into raising consciousness about adult incontinence across different societies. Tiina is based in Finland but is conducting research on a global scale. She is a supporter of BHUK and if you can help by taking part in her research we would all be grateful.Read more