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Bladder and Bowel Management

About us

Learn more about the focus of our research.

Our research focuses on developing and evaluating sustainable technologies and strategies designed to improve the quality of life for people living with bladder and bowel problems.

The experience of end users is at the heart of our work and product users and informal carers are involved at all stages.

We have strong established collaborations in the UK and worldwide with consumer and professional groups, condition-specific charities, industry and many academic groups. 

Our main research areas are:

  • continence products
  • urinary catheter innovation
  • biofilms
  • prevention of urinary tract infection
  • dementia and continence
  • sustainability

In collaboration with the International Continence Society and the International Consultation on Incontinence we host the