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Biography

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.

Research profile