Bowel care for spinal cord injured individuals

19th Oct 2018

A one day study day for nurses and carers working in the community

Do you work in the Community?

Do you have patients with spinal cord injury (SCI)  ?

Do you want to learn about Spinal Cord Injury Bowel care?

If so, this is the Study Day for you!

The aim of this Study Day is to equip attendees with the knowledge and skills which will enable them to provide safe and effective bowel care for spinal cord injured (SCI) Individuals.

This Study Day is for qualified nurses and experienced carers. Attendees are expected to have a reasonable understanding of SCI.  It is advised that anyone who has little or no experience of SCI care attends the “Care of the Spinal Cord Injured Person" Study Day held at this Centre - or contact the liaison nurses prior to attending this Study Day.

The day will include:

  • SCI Bowel assessment and management
  • Digital stimulation and manual evacuation
  • Legal implications, scope of professional practice, consent.
  • Practical session using an anatomical model
  • Problem Solving
  • Minimising complications

The day will also include resources and guidance for cascade tuition and observational practice.


£80 - non-NHS employees

£50 -  NHS employees

Free for Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Staff.

This day is provided for Nurses and Carers working in the community.  If you work in a hospital setting and wish to know more about SCI bowel care, please contact the Liaison Nurses to discuss further.

If you have any queries about this course, please contact the Liaison Nurses on:

Tele: 0114 271 5617


If you require an application form, please contact:

Ms Leanne Dixon,
Course Coordinator
Princess Royal Spinal Injuries Centre
Northern General Hospital
Herries Road
S5 7AU

Tele: 0114 271 5525



Please note:
This study attracts substantial interest and places are secured on a first come first serve basis. Please be aware that the course is often filled before the closing date – book early to avoid disappointment. It is not possible to secure a place other than by payment of the registration fee. If applicants need to cancel, they must inform Leanne at least 7 days prior to the date of the study day. The course fee will not be refunded if applicants fail to attend or cancel at short notice.




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