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Professor Christine Norton is a Registered Nurse who has specialised in helping people with incontinence for over 30 years. Her last clinical post was as Nurse Consultant (Bowel Control) at St Mark’s Hospital in Harrow.

Her research concentrates on improving symptoms and quality of life in people with chronic bowel conditions. She leads an NIHR programme on managing fatigue, pain and incontinence in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Other research includes managing constipation, management of neurogenic bowel symptoms and nurse-led interventions for incontinence. She was chair of the NICE guideline on faecal incontinence and has published extensively in a range of nursing and medical journals. She is also passionate about helping nurses to develop as clinical academics.

Enquiring about potential PhD supervision

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If you have any queries in the meantime, please use the email address above, rather than contacting potential PhD supervisors directly, because they are unable to respond to initial enquiries.


Research profile