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Bladder Conditions – The Facts

  • 100 million urinary catheters are used annually across the globe
  • 1 in 5 people who are admitted to hospital in the UK have a urinary catheter inserted
  • People with an indwelling device such as a urinary catheter are at greater risk of developing an infection
  • Long term catheterisation carries a significant risk of serious complications
  • £120 million of the NHS budget is used to treat urinary tract infections, 80% of which is linked to people that have a urinary catheter in situ
  • The majority of catheter related urinary tract infections can be prevented

At Clinisupplies, we have a team of highly specialist nurses who have experience with individuals who require support with urinary catheters. After carrying out an Appliance Use Review (AUR), either in a clinic or your own home, the nurse will work with you to ensure you receive the most appropriate medical devices to suit your needs. Clinisupplies specialist nurses can provide expert training in catheter management ensuring that you are cared for by healthcare professionals who have the most up to date knowledge and skills.

For more information, or to discuss this in depth, please do not hesitate to email me at karen.powell@clinisupplies.co.uk

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