How I reduced the incidence of Urinary Tract Infections

Posted by Wellspect, April 11 2022

Niko Sommer has one goal: to win a medal at the Paralympics in 2026 in winter sports. He combines lectures and seminars with training and cycling at Leopold Franzens University in Innsbruck, Germany. And training is a lot easier on the slopes, if you have the right type of catheter.

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Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Sports and leisure, Catheterisation

Male urinary catheters: a complete guide on how to use

Posted by Wellspect, November 23 2021

In this post, we will talk about the male urinary catheter, a common device that many men use daily to empty their bladder. Even if you’re just a beginner, you don’t need to worry. There are easy solutions for handling catheterisation in a safe and hygienic way. In this guide, we explain all the aspects related to intermittent self catheterisation for men and provide answers to your most common questions.

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Topics: Men's Health, Bladder management, Catheterisation

Need to catheterise? Here are the 5 most common challenges

Posted by Wellspect, February 5 2021

Are you about to start Intermittent Catheterisation? Some of you might feel a little uneasy about it, but don't worry! The majority of people find the process simple and straightforward. Once they have tried it a few times and found it doesn’t hurt, they realise it has the potential to improve their quality of life.

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Topics: Women's health, Well-being, ISC, Self-catheterisation, Catheterisation, BPH

How do we work with sustainability at Wellspect?

Posted by Gosia Kowalewska, October 23 2020

In an interview with Åsa Westling, Senior R&D Scientist and Eva Wahlberg, Vice President R&D, we look into how Wellspect uses life cycle assessment to reduce the environmental impact of its products and processes.

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Topics: Sustainability, Catheterisation

A quick guide to different types of catheters

Posted by Helen Ledger, August 13 2020

Unless you need to start using a catheter, it is unlikely that you would know much about it. And we know that at first it seems scary, difficult and intimidating, but as soon as you learn the technique, it will become a habit like any other daily routine.

Start here to sort out the basic concepts and terms! If you want to learn more, we can point you in the right direction.

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Topics: ISC, Self-catheterisation, Catheterisation