Combining approaches to bladder and bowel dysfunction

Posted by Bev Collins, February 5 2019

The benefits of patient centred care cannot be overestimated. But engaging and recognising the stigma and embarrassment associated with bladder and bowel issues is essential – how can healthcare professional’s best serve their patients?

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Topics: Lifestyle, Bladder Management, Bowel Management, Neurogenic Bowel, spina bifida, Self-catheterisation

Wellspect Ambassador Evie Toombes – a WellChild award winner!

Posted by Seema Duggal, September 11 2018

Our inspiring fighter Evie Toombes has been acknowledged in the WellChild Awards. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex honored Evie's inspirational achievements!

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Topics: Lifestyle, Recovery, Bladder Management, spina bifida

Abigail Wadeson - My Journey Part 2

Posted by Abigail Wadeson, September 4 2018

Dare to do something extraordinary

Following a diagnosis of Spina Bifida at the age of 1, Abigail has experienced many changes and overcome a number of hurdles in her young life.  Despite her condition, Abigail leads an active life swimming at county level, dancing competitively, skiing regularly(and leaving her  Mum and Dad behind!), as well as doing brilliantly in school athletics.  She now faces a new and unique challenge as she plans to go on an Asian adventure to support a local community in Sri Lanka. 

 Last month we shared part one of Abigail’s story

 
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Topics: Lifestyle, Recovery, Bladder Management, spina bifida

Abigail Wadeson - My Journey Part 1

Posted by Abigail Wadeson, August 28 2018

Dare to do something extraordinary

Following a diagnosis of Spina Bifida at the age of 1, Abigail has experienced many changes and overcome a number of hurdles in her young life.  Despite her condition, Abigail leads an active life swimming at county level, dancing competitively, skiing regularly (and leaving her Mum and Dad behind!), as well as doing brilliantly in school athletics.  She now faces a new and unique challenge as she plans to go on an Asian adventure to support a local community in Sri Lanka. 

Here is Abigail’s story:

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Topics: Lifestyle, Recovery, Bladder Management, spina bifida

Festival Planning - from a starting point of no idea & scared  Part 2

Posted by Evie Toombes, August 21 2018

Here in part 2, Wellspect HealthCare ambassador, Evie Toombes, continues to share her tips for going out and about whilst catheterising.

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Topics: Lifestyle, Bladder Management, spina bifida