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ERIC and BBUK launch best practice guidance for education settings

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In response to requests from families, schools and health care professionals, the charities Bladder & Bowel UK and ERIC, The Children’s Bowel & Bladder Charity, have teamed up to produce comprehensive, practical information for educational establishments regarding bladder and bowel…

NICE supports irrigation device for constipation and incontinence

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NICE, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, have published medical technology guidance supporting the use of an irrigation device for treating constipation and faecal incontinence. Peristeen is a transanal irrigation system manufactured by Coloplast which can be used…

ERIC wins Nursing Times Award

The results of the Nursing Times Awards 2016 were revealed on 26 October at the prestigious Grosvenor House, Park Lane, where the nursing and healthcare profession came together for a night of recognition and celebration of the sector’s achievements. ERIC,…

Rise in children starting school in nappies

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More children are starting school without being toilet trained, according to a survey by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) and ERIC, The Children’s Bowel & Bladder Charity. 700 education staff working with children between the ages of three…