Confidence with Continence

Caroline Davies, Sarah Tomlinson, Claire Hurlin and Keryl Raynel

Hywel Dda University Health Board

This Bevan Exemplar project introduced a peer-led education programme for people living with low-level continence problems.

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The Continence Service identified long delays for routine referrals to a Specialist Continence Advisor.

The waiting time was up to two years, leading to the problem becoming more severe and having more of an impact on a person’s health and wellbeing, potentially for the rest of their life.



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Did you know?

Over 10 million people in the UK experience incontinence.

Part of cohort Bevan Exemplar Projects 2018-19