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Bowel support

At Charter we offer a range of services to help you manage your condition and get on with doing the things you love to do.


If you experience bowel leakage and/or chronic constipation you are not alone. Your quality of life may be significantly impacted, as aside from physical discomfort such as bloating. You may also worry about having an accident in public.


Going to the toilet to have a bowel movement is something most people take for granted and consider it a very private matter. So when you suddenly experience a problem with your bowels, you can feel rather isolated.

Bowel video guides

Bowel video guides

Guides to help manage Peristeen, helping to reduce the physical discomfort and mental worry of bowel leakage and constipation.



Accessible toilet finder App - download free to your smart phone to view the nearest public toilets - wherever you are.

Peristeen receives positive NICE guidance

Peristeen receives positive NICE guidance

Peristeen bowel irrigation system is the recommended treatment when bowel medication such as laxatives and enemas have failed or is insufficient. This irrigation system minimises the likelihood of involuntary bowel leakage and/or constipation. 


You must also always consult an experienced specialist healthcare professional before starting up the irrigation procedure and you must receive thorough instruction from a healthcare professional before using this product.

Bowel Support Groups

Tel: 020 8954 5759

Back up Trust  
Tel: 020 8875 1805

The Bladder & Bowel Foundation (B&BF)
Tel: 01536 533255
Helpline: Tel: 0845 345 0165
General Enquiries: Tel: 01536 533255

Helpline: 0845 370 8008

Free Information and Advice Line
0800 783 0518

Multiple Sclerosis Trust
Tel: 01462 476700
Free Phone Information Service: 0800 032 3839

Motor Neurone Disease Association 
Tel: 01604 250505

MND Connect
Tel: 08457 626262


Shine Charity
Tel: 01733 555988

Spinal Injuries Association
SIA Freephone Advice Line 0800 980 0501

Spinal Injuries Scotland
Tel: 0141 314 0056
Helpline: 0800 0132 305

Spinal Research
Tel: 01483 898786

Stroke Association
Tel: 0303 3033 100* (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm)


Stroke Helpline and information Service
Tel: 01527 903 903

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