The Bowel Interest Group

BIG’s specialists provide resources and education for HCPs to improve bowel care for patients

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The Cost of Opioid-Induced Constipation Report


On Demand | Effective bowel management beyond laxatives webinar

Professor Anton Emmanuel and Specialist Continence Advanced Nurse Practitioner Carlene Igbedioh investigate the challenges and opportunities associated with TAI treatment.

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The Cost of Constipation report

Constipation: a symptom many of us have experienced transiently, and which generally improves with a slight lifestyle change and maybe a single dose of over-the-counter laxatives. But for many people in the UK, the symptom is not short-lived and can cause major impairment of quality of life. This report summarises the breadth of this disruption including:

– Cost to the individual
– Financial burden to the NHS


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