Top tips for living life to the full and coming out of lockdown

Posted by Evie Toombes, May 5 2021

As the UK Coronavirus Lockdown begins to ease, Wellspect Ambassador Evie Toombes shares her top tips for living life to the full and coming out of lockdown.

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Topics: quality of life, Self-catheterisation, Lifestyle

A catheter that suits my active lifestyle

Posted by Wellspect, March 30 2021

Whether she’s travelling, tackling a muddy assault course or working out at the gym, Serena needs a catheter that works for her busy, active lifestyle.

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Topics: Travelling with catheters, Bladder management, UTI, Self-catheterisation, Lifestyle

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: UTI, ISC, Spinal Cord Injury, Lifestyle

Is it true that you can’t have a relationship if you catheterise?

Posted by Evie Toombes, October 16 2019

Read about 17-year old Evie and her take on the myths surrounding urological problems and catheterisation.

No one expects a young girl to use catheters. Instead we think of older people, perhaps in hospital or care homes that don't have full bladder control. Yet it is estimated that 1 in 2 of us will be affected by a urological condition in our lifetime. It just isn't always spoken about!

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Topics: Self-catheterisation, Sex and Love, Sports, Catheterisation, Lifestyle

Support For Young People With MS

Posted by Bev Collins, March 26 2019

Every week approximately 100 are diagnosed with MS (Multiple Sclerosis) in the UK. An increasing number of those are young adults for who it can be a huge challenge.

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Topics: MS, Lifestyle