Alex - Living with a urinary catheter
Age at interview: 51
Brief outline: Alex has multiple sclerosis (MS), which has caused urinary incontinence. She has a suprapubic catheter, which she says is liberating and has improved her life. She prevents infections by drinking a great deal of water and having a daily low dose of antibiotics.
Background: Alex is a disability consultant. She is married. Ethnic background/nationality' White British.
- Age at interview:
- Alex is a disability consultant. She is married. Ethnic background/nationality' White British.
Yes, of talking, and the fact I would say to anybody who is going to have a suprapubic catheter, ask about siting. Decide where you would like it and then have a conversation about that because it’s really important to do that.
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