World Continence Week 2024

Enhancing patient adherence and experience with rectal irrigation World Continence Week is a global initiative aimed at raising awareness about bladder and bowel issues, chronic pelvic pain, and other debilitating conditions that significantly impact the lives of patients, families, and caregivers. This year’s World Continence Week has a number of themes, including: Over the past […]

Jo Gipson Interview

General BioJo is a specialist pelvic health physiotherapist who helps men and women both online and in her clinic in Newcastle upon Tyne. She is passionate about raising awareness and breaking stigma around taboo pelvic topics such as bowel health, sexual function and pelvic pain. After working in both private and NHS settings in London […]

Supporting clinical decisions with health information technology

An implementation guide for clinical decision support systems. We consistently come across reports that have the potential to shape the way we achieve our intended objectives as a company.  Identifying them when initially released for publication is not always a straightforward task. Discussing them collectively with other departments is not necessarily everyday practice. However, one […]

The road to a Children’s Rectal Irrigation Pathway

By Michelle Henderson, National Nurse Manager I recently caught up with Davina Richardson, Specialist Children’s Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK, and Michelle Newton, Children’s Specialist Bladder and Bowel Nurse at Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust, to discuss the newly published National Children’s Rectal Irrigation Pathway.  Michelle Newton first approached me at the close of […]

Embracing a greener path: our logistics

By Sharon McLoughlin, Office Director at Qufora Ltd At Qufora Ltd, our mission is clear: ‘improving health for people and planet through intuitive, life-changing bowel management solutions.’ Quality and sustainability are core aspects of our business that drive us to fulfil this mission. Our products adhere to all relevant regulatory requirements and industry quality standards, […]

From Experience to Expertise: Lucy Allen’s Two-Day Course in Functional Bowel Care

By Michelle Henderson, Clinical Education Manager Once again, we had the pleasure of diving into the world of functional bowel disorders with Lucy Allen’s captivating course, “An Introduction to Functional Bowel Disorders: Assessment & Management” – but this time, against the backdrop of Edinburgh. This dynamic two-day course is tailor-made for clinicians embarking on their […]

Exploring Innovation and Human Connection: A Journey to Denmark

By Andy Hamilton and Molly Summerfield In late November head of marketing for the UK and Ireland, Andy Hamilton and marketing manager, Molly Summerfield travelled over to the Qufora global headquarters in Denmark to learn more about the design and innovation process and collaborate on upcoming projects. They sat down to discuss their key takeaways […]

What’s design got to do with it? 

By Michelle Henderson As a former clinician within the NHS, the intricacies of product design for medical devices was never really at the top of my mind. However, transitioning to my role at  Qufora opened my eyes to the significance of innovative product design in medical devices, particularly in the realm of rectal irrigation. This transformation, […]

Bladder & Bowel UK Professional Symposium – Midlands 2023 Round Up

We know work gets busy, and sometimes it’s hard to make every event. That’s why we’re here to ensure you don’t miss out on the incredible insights, ground-breaking discussions, and revolutionary advancements at Bladder & Bowel UK’s latest event! Hot off the press – dive into our event highlights Our panel discussion – Taking the Pain […]

Catching up with PJ and Jack

In the bustling city of Dublin, two young men found themselves on an unexpected journey of resilience and friendship. Meet Jack and PJ, both from Cork, whose lives took a sharp turn, leading them to have life-changing spinal cord injuries. Coming from near the vibrant city in southern Ireland, Jack has always been a sports […]