Pouch Nurse team – Innovations in pouch support and…

St. Mark’s hospitals award winning pouch nurse team featuring pouch nurse specialists Petya Marinova and Rali Marinova who were talking about “New trends and Innovation in Pouch Care and Ongoing support’ followed by a Question & Answer interaction with an audience of people with a ileoanal pouch (j pouch) or considering pouch surgery.

Some of the subjects discussed in the Q&A included :-

  • Dealing with blockages
  • Pouch emptying issues
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency
  • “Butt burn”
  • Dehydration
  • Catheterisation and enemas
  • Educating GPs and other health professionals about pouches

Some of the links mentioned in the Q & A are below :-