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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | January 2014

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Are our continence services fit for purpose?

Are our continence services fit for purpose?

Pages: 79 - 80

Article topics: Continence, Continence services

Why does incontinence continue to lag behind many other key healthcare conditions, despite being a massive public health issue? There is a vast literature base that informs us that incontinence can affect men, women and children at any age, and that even slight incontinence can have a severe impact on quality of life for individuals and carers.

Sharon Eustice is a Nurse Consultant at the Bladder and Bowel Specialist Service, Truro, Cornwall