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VIRTUAL – Continence and Ring Pessary Fitting

May 17 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm


This day is suitable for: Experienced Nurses, GPs and other Health Care Professionals

This fully funded course is delivered by BBO Training who provide healthcare professionals across Bucks, Oxon, Berks and beyond with the tools and knowledge to deliver a high standard of evidence based care to their patients.

Learning Outcomes:

  • To help maintain awareness of developments in and up to date of information about continence issues in women and current prescribing formulary for Oxfordshire.
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of key discussion points with patients
  • To be confident on sizing and fitting ring pessaries
  • Allows discussion of relevant practice problems and their solutions
  • Develop an awareness of how attitudes and values may affect practice
  • Raise awareness of ongoing development of practice and professional accountability within the speciality of Urogynaecology.
  • To understand NICE Guidance around female urinary incontinence and management of prolapse


Session One  9.30 – 12-30 (Break at approx. 10.45)

  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Management of female Urinary Incontinence
  • Includes understanding of physiology/pelvic floor/medications etc

12.30 – 13.30  Lunch

Session Two  13.30 – 1600  (Break at approx. 2.45)

  • Conservative and Surgical Management of Uterovaginal Prolapse, including a practical demonstration session on ring pessary assessment and fitting on a model

Lecturer: Bev White RN FAETC – Bev has worked in Gynaecology all her career where she has had a number of roles from staff nurse to clinical nurse manager finally sub specialising in Urogynaecology since 2005. She was the first Urogynaecology specialist nurse and set up the service in Oxford. She is an accredited Urodynamicist running nurse led clinics for women with lower urinary tract symptoms +/- uterovaginal prolapse across the Womens Centre and the Horton in Banbury working with a team of 1 other specialist nurse and 3 Uro-gynaecologists. The unit gained its accreditation in 2014 and is also a tertiary referral centre for mesh removal/complications. She also delivers pessary training around the country to primary care services. If she was not so passionate about womens’ health she would open a tea shop as she loves baking!


When & Where 

Monday 17 May

 09.30 am -1200 noon & 1.00 – 3.30 pm

Virtual via Microsoft Teams


May 17
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Bucks Training Hub


Virtual – Microsoft Teams

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