Membership of the PCF

The PCF is grateful for the time, energy and expertise the Members give to the Forum. We are also indebted to the financial support and expertise of our Company Members.

Membership currently comprises of 15 paediatricians and specialist nurses, with formal representation from: The Royal College of Nursing, The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, The School and Public Health Nurses Association (SAPHNA), The Community Practitioners’ and Health Visitors’ Association (CPHVA), ERIC, The Children’s Bowel and Bladder Charity, and Bladder & Bowel UK.

The PCF has five commercial members: Coloplast Ltd, Essity, Ferring Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Kimberly-Clark Europe Ltd. and Norgine Ltd.

Our Chairs

(co-chair) Juliette Rayner – Chief Executive, ERIC (The Children’s Bowel & Bladder Charity)

Juliette joined  ERIC, The Children’s Bowel and Bladder Charity as CEO in May 2015.  With the team, she has established a clear vision, strategic direction and secured financial sustainability for the charity.  Under her leadership Juliette enables the ERIC team to stay focussed on developing accessible, modern and relevant services and products.  Juliette is currently the Paediatric Workstream led on the NHSE-led National Bladder and Bowel Programme, Joint-Chair of the Paediatric Continence forum and Children’s lead on the Bladder and Bowel Confidence Health Integration Team, led by Bristol health Partners.

Prior to this Juliette spent 4 years as CEO of Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust and Enterprises in Bristol, leading a team of staff and volunteers to generate new income streams and opportunities for the community to enjoy the green urban landscape, steeped in history.

Before venturing into the voluntary and community sector, Juliette spent many years in public services working at national, regional and community level. Much of her policy and performance experience has been across multi-agency programmes including Local Strategic Partnerships, Drug and Alcohol Action Teams and Neighbourhood Renewal Partnerships.

(co-chair) Davina Richardson – Paediatric Continence Specialist, Bladder & Bowel UK

Davina is a children’s specialist nurse, who has been working at Bladder & Bowel UK a national charity, under the umbrella of Disabled Living for more than five years.  She has experience nursing children in both the acute and community sectors of the NHS and worked for some years with children who have complex health needs and disabilities.

Davina set up and then ran a community children’s continence service in the NHS for over 10 years.  This provided assessment and treatment for children with constipation and soiling, as well as daytime wetting, nighttime wetting, delayed toilet training and provision of continence containment products to children who were unable to toilet train.

Davina is a member of a number of professional groups. She is currently joint chair of the Paediatric Continence Forum. She is on the Executive Committee of the Association for Continence Advice.  She has spoken nationally on continence issues in children and young people at events for families and at conferences and symposia for healthcare professionals.  She has published articles about childhood continence issues in respected journals.

Members with a clinical interest

Obi AmadiCommunity Practitioners and Health Visitors Association representative

Kim Baker – Welsh clinical representative

Elaine Baptiste –  Community Practitioners’ & Health Visitors’ Association representative

Kathryn Bourdeaux – Welsh clinical representative

Peta Clark –  Royal College of Nursing representative

Ingrid EckleKamp – Scottish clinical representative

Bala Eradi – British Association of Paediatric Surgeons representative

Kathryn Evans – English clinical representative

Dr Carol JoinsonCentre for Academic Child Health, University of Bristol representative

Claire LindsayBritish Association of Paediatric Urology and Continence Nurses representative

Rhonda Reilly – Northern Ireland clinical representative

Dr Sameena ShakoorRoyal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) representative

Sharon White OBESchool and Public Health Nurses Association (SAPHNA) representative

Company Members

Coloplast Ltd – Hannah Gagen, Head of Government Affairs and Patient Advocacy

Essity – Alison Wileman, Strategic Healthcare Partner

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Ltd – Olga Dai, Group Product Manager Urology/Oncology & Endocrinology

Kimberly-Clark Europe Ltd – Stephanie Madrell, Brand Manager

Norgine Ltd – Neil Smith, Marketing Manager

If you are interested in joining the PCF or finding out more information, please contact: paediatriccontinenceforum@whitehousecomms.com or on 020 3855 5760.

Honorary Members of the PCF

Dr Anne Wright – Consultant Paediatrician, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Penny Dobson – Founder and former Chair of the Paediatric Continence Forum