Constipation in children is not always recognised says BBUK

Constipation in children is not always recognised says BBUK

This post has been written by June Rogers, Children’s Specialist Nurse at BBUK. Constipation in children is often unrecognised. Over time, this can result, in a large backlog of poo so that the child becomes ‘faecally impacted’. This is the medical term used to...
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...
Constipation leaflet – Information for families and carers

Constipation leaflet – Information for families and carers

Some people with a learning disability are more at risk of constipation than the general population, Reviews into the deaths of people with a learning disability have shown us that too many people are still dying from constipation. This resource has been produced by...
Constipation in children is not always recognised says BBUK

Patient story: Hidden constipation

June Rogers MBE, Specialist Children’s Nurse, Bladder & Bowel UK describes the issues that unrecognised constipation can have on a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Constipation in children is often unrecognised which then can result, over time, in the...