Medtronic receive CE Mark for InterStim™ Micro neurostimulator

Medtronic receive CE Mark for InterStim™ Micro neurostimulator

Medtronic plc have received CE Mark for its InterStim™ Micro neurostimulator and InterStim™ SureScan™ MRI leads — clearing the technologies for commercial sale and clinical use in Europe. The availability of the new technologies on January 15 2020 will expand access...
Healthwatch: people’s experiences of continence care

Healthwatch: people’s experiences of continence care

Healthwatch release their latest report where they explore the responses from thousands of people who have shared their experiences of health and social care. This report looked at the key issues people are raising about GPs, hospitals and other care services. The...
Cost of Constipation Report 2019

Cost of Constipation Report 2019

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...
Patient Story: Tara, who was born with Spina Bifida

Patient Story: Tara, who was born with Spina Bifida

Tara, 51, was born with Spina Bifida. Her spinal cord was fused to her spinal bones. Surgery was performed when Tara was 18 months old, but the nerves to her bladder and bowel were damaged. This left her doubly incontinent. Tara lives on her own in Central London and...
BBC Report on Incontinence: ‘Lack of support’ for older children

BBC Report on Incontinence: ‘Lack of support’ for older children

The BBC have reported on the issue of older children and the lack of support they receive with incontinence. The article discusses personal stories from older children and suggests that improvement is needed from healthcare services and schools alike. Find the full...