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Bowel Care For Patients With A Spinal Cord Injury 

Do you have spinal cord injured patients admitted to your ward or community area? If so you may find yourself needing to provide bowel care to them.

The following study day will enable you to provide safe and effective care to these patients.

A study Day for Nurses/Carers working in Primary and Secondary Care at The Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre, Salisbury District Hospital

Bowel Diagram
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the large intestine, rectum and anus.
  • Legal implications, scope of professional practice, consent.
  • Bowel assessment and management
  • Digital rectal examination, digital stimulation and manual evacuation
  • Practical session using anatomical models
  • Patient perspective
Study Day Dates:


4th May
   14th September
   7th December

(Closing date for applications is three weeks before each study day)

For further information or for an application form please contact:
the Outpatient Secretary on 01722 429128

COST: £70 (to include lunch) for non-Salisbury Health Care NHS Trust employees
£10 (refundable) for Salisbury Health Care NHS Trust employees and South Wiltshire CCG employees

There are 12 places on each Study Day

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