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

Proud to catheterise

Posted by Gosia Kowalewska, June 26 2020

After being told in her 30s that she would need to catheterise for the rest of her life, Serena Green felt humiliated. Now she is proud to catheterise but her journey to acceptance in the years following involved friends, family and healthcare professionals.

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Topics: ISC, Self-catheterisation, Urology, Catheterisation

Loss of function = loss of dignity?

Posted by Bev Collins, November 13 2019

There’s always a measure of uncertainty when you visit the doctor. You put your fate in someone else’s hands and might feel vulnerable, especially if the topic is a bit embarrassing. We asked catheter users how they experience living with urinary issues and frequent doctor visits.

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Topics: Men's Health, Self-catheterisation, Catheterisation