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A guide for men undergoing prostate surgery

Tue 11, Dec 2018
Getting through prostate cancer truly seems hard enough, but many men find urine leakage is the biggest challenge they must cope with during the recovery process. The loss of self-esteem and stigma attached to incontinence stops them from seeking help and discussing it with people in their lives—including family and friends. more...

Research study to focus on Indigenous women

Tue 11, Dec 2018
Continence Foundation member and Brisbane researcher, Dr Prabha Lakhan, has received an Australian Bladder Foundation grant to conduct the study: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women attending an Indigenous primary healthcare clinic and their experiences of management of urinary incontinence. more...

Helpline Q & A

Tue 11, Dec 2018
National Continence Manager, Sue Blinman, answers some frequently asked continence questions. more...

5 minutes with Janie Thompson

Mon 10, Dec 2018
Janie Thompson is the immediate past President of the Continence Nurses Society Australia and has over 20 years experience as a Nurse Continence Specialist. She works for Alfred Health Continence Service in Melbourne. more...

Working in Alice and beyond

Mon 10, Dec 2018
Physiotherapist Stephanie Boadle intended to return to Melbourne after a four-month rotation in Alice Springs in September 2017, but she loved it so much she has decided to stay.
Stephanie was one of 10 recipients of the 2018 National Conference on Incontinence Rural and Remote Scholarships. She’s seen the impact of incontinence and is passionate about continuing to help people in this area. more...

Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Mon 10, Dec 2018
Following escalating media stories, the Australian Government announced a Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety in September 2018. We interviewed Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care, the Hon. Ken Wyatt AM MP, to find out more about the Royal Commission. more...

Continence Support Now to help 250,000 workers

Fri 23, Nov 2018
An online continence pocket guide for the growing disability and aged care workforce is now
available to help improve the care that thousands of Australians receive in their homes.
more...

#ncoi2018 Wrap-up

Thu 08, Nov 2018
The 27th National Conference on Incontinence, held in Hobart on 24-27 Oct 2018, was a great success. A special thanks to the over-500 attendees, sponsors and 39 exhibitors for being so engaged with the Conference and making it a stand-out event. more...

Queensland grandmother named Continence Foundation’s 2018 Carer of the Year

Wed 07, Nov 2018
Former nurse and foster carer, Susanna Harrison of Far North Queensland has been named the Continence Foundation’s 2018 Carer of the Year. more...

New website to support teenagers with bladder and bowel concerns

Thu 25, Oct 2018
A new website to help up to 60,000 Australian teenagers with bladder and bowel problems, was launched today at the National Conference on Incontinence. more...

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