Evie Toombes: "Find a way - not an excuse!"

Posted by Alexandra Pém, March 7 2019

Para rider, blogger and campaigner, Evie spreads awareness of hidden disabilities as founder of The Evie Toombes Foundation, inspiring others to live their life to the fullest in the face of adversity.
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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Spina Bifida, Bladder management

The case for an integrated approach to bladder and bowel dysfunction

Posted by Chris Bridgman, December 1 2018

The benefits of patient centered care cannot be overestimated. But engaging and recognizing the stigma and embarrassment associated with bladder and bowel issues is essential – how can healthcare professionals best serve their patients?

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, Neurogenic bladder, Neurogenic bowel

TAI for children: Trying Transanal Irrigation for the first time

Posted by Bev Collins, November 22 2018

This afternoon I had the huge privilege of meeting Emily aged 'four and a lot' (nearly five). Emily has cerebral palsy and was diagnosed aged two. What a delight! I feel so humbled but also honoured that I was involved in their lives today. This is why I love my job so much.

 

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Topics: Children and TAI, Bowel dysfunction

I was 26 and diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis

Posted by Helene Skoog, November 1 2018

It was an ordinary morning, except for the fact that Lee woke up with a strange tingling feeling and numbness in his hand. As the day went by the numbness travelled up his arm, all the way up to his shoulder.

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, Transanal irrigation (TAI), Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Bowel dysfunction

Which size are you?

Posted by Frida Eriksen, July 19 2018

”Look at this! It’s the newest one, we just got it in store” the lady at the counter says with much enthusiasm.

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Women's health