Daily Mail Health - another article supporting the need for better pelvic floor services

Last week, The Mail on Sunday published details of a damning report that highlighted the failure of NHS services across the country to treat patients with urinary incontinence.

click here to read the newspaper article

Some wait up to ten years just to get a diagnosis, the report from the Pelvic Floor Society found, while cutting-edge therapies – such as Botox and electrical stimulation devices that target the nerves in the bladder and bowel – are offered to just a tiny fraction of patients.

We asked our readers to let us know if they, too, had struggled to get treatment – and we were inundated with responses.

Many of the stories were heart-breaking, describing years of managing the problem at home, feeling too ashamed to ask for help.

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