Teaching Women ISC: Nurses' Perspective

Posted by Bev Collins, February 19 2020

For many women, Intermittent Self Catheterisation (ISC) is a simple and effective solution to managing their bladder problems. However, obstacles can arise when teaching and learning that can impact long-term adherence to the therapy.

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Topics: Women's Health, Bladder Management, ISC

Ladies’ little secret

Posted by Gosia Kowalewska, February 6 2020

Life with bladder problems, especially for women is NOT an easy journey. There is a social stigma surrounding this subject which prevents women from talking about it, let alone asking for help.

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Topics: Women's Health, Bladder Management

From nurse to patient – my experience of Spinal Cord Injury

Posted by Sam Crow, January 30 2020

A keen horserider and experienced nurse, Sallyanne Haigh has found herself on the other side of healthcare provision when she sustained a Spinal Cord Injury from falling from her horse.

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Topics: Lifestyle, Spinal Cord Injury, ISC, UTI

I've been told I need to self-catheterise. What happens now?

Posted by Gosia Kowalewska, January 13 2020

Intermittent self catheterisation can be the solution for many Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) in women, but it can still be a shock to be told that you will need to catheterise.

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Topics: Women's Health, Bladder Management, Self-catheterisation

Your Fund

Posted by Aspire, December 5 2019

This is the story of Grace, who has been able to regain her independence thanks to Spinal Cord Injury charity, Aspire and Your Fund.

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Topics: Spinal Cord Injury