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Dementia and Incontinence Knowledge and Exchange

Sharing insights on incontinence: key challenges for carers and people living with dementia

Date/Time: 24 Nov, 10:00 - 16:30

Venue: The Core, Science Central

Bringing together researchers, specialist dementia and incontinence nurses, patient and care organisations and business. This inaugural knowledge exchange meeting will provide a unique opportunity for
participants to:

  • Learn about the daily challenges of dementia and incontinence from a patient and public perspective
  • Share the latest research on incontinence and dementia and identify gaps
  • Discuss new product developments and innovative ideas to improve care
  • Celebrate the launch of the Dementia and Incontinence Network
  • Dementia and Incontinence

Professor Alan Cottenden

Professor of Incontinence Technology, UCL and Chair of the Bladder & Bowel Foundation

Dr Lynne Corner

Director, Dementia Innovation Hub and Chair, North East Dementia Alliance

Dr Nicola Heron

Programme Manager, NIHR Devices for Dignity Healthcare Technology Cooperative (D4D)

Dr Louise Allan

Clinical Dementia Lead, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust

Dr Peter Culmer

Associate Professor, School of Mechanical Engineers, Leeds University

Dr Susie Orme

Consultant Physician, Barnsley Hospitals NHS Trust

Rachel Watson

Admiral Nurse

Margaret McGuigan

Nightingale Nurse (invited)

The event is free but early booking is recommended as places are limited.

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For further information contact: or call 0191 2081288