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Opportunity details

NIHR Surgical MedTech Co-operative – Colorec Bowel Aid

Patient and public feedback required

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Full description:

We have been approached by a company regarding the clinical evaluation of their Bowel Aid device. The device is a modified toilet seat and they would like to evaluate its use for treating haemorrhoids, anal fissures and managing complications developed from urinary incontinence (UI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) mesh surgery.
They would like to present their proposal and get feedback.

Date from

1st May 2018

Date to

22nd May 2018


NIHR Surgical MedTech Co-operative

The aims of the NIHR Surgical MedTech Co-operative are to:

To develop new concepts, demonstrate proof of principle and devise research protocols for new medical technologies that are applicable across the NHS.

Improve the quality of life and effectiveness of healthcare services for patients undergoing colorectal, liver/pancreas/gallbladder (HPB) and vascular surgery.

Work collaboratively with patients and patient groups, charities, industry, clinicians and academics.





UK wide
Yorks & Humber

Involvement type:

All of research

What support is offered?

Can offer training, mentoring, peer support or any other forms of support




Travel expenses will be reimbursed

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?