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#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...

Incontinence and the mental health of over 5 million Australians

Tue 09, Oct 2018
Incontinence has a profound effect on the mental health of over five million Australians who are today living with bladder and bowel control problems.

World Mental Health Day (Wednesday 10 October 2018) is an opportunity for those people to know that there are effective treatments for incontinence as well as the anxiety and depression that commonly affects up to 1 in every 4 Australians. more...

Continence experts meet in Hobart

Mon 24, Sep 2018
National Conference on Incontinence, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, 24-27th October 2018.

The Continence Foundation of Australia, the national peak body for bladder, bowel and pelvic floor health, is showcasing the latest in incontinence research and practice at the 27th National Conference on Incontinence. more...

Laugh Without Leaking & World Continence Week 2018 wrap up

Thu 26, Jul 2018
This year, we launched a major public awareness campaign in March, Laugh Without Leaking. It featured comedian Bev Killick, who has lived with incontinence her entire life. And in June, we headed to Canberra to officially launch World Continence Week (WCW) at Parliament House with Health Minister Greg Hunt and Aged Care and Indigenous Health Minister, Ken Wyatt.
Read more about the campaign and World Continence Week. more...

The $67 billion silent health epidemic affecting 1 in 4 Aussies

Mon 18, Jun 2018
World Continence Week 18 to 24 June 2018 - Over 5 million adult Australians are suffering in silence from a $67 billion health issue that for the majority can be helped or even cured. more...

From Adversity to Opportunity

Sun 17, Jun 2018
Anne-Marie Howarth was 31 years old when she suffered a motorbike accident which left her with a spinal cord injury, restricting her bladder and bowel control. Not to be outdone by her injury, instead it opened a world of new opportunities. more...

Greg's Secret Life

Sun 17, Jun 2018
Greg Ryan was born without an anal opening, a congenital abnormality known as Imperforate Anus which affects 30,000 babies around the world each year. Without surgical intervention at birth, Greg would have died within 24 hours. Two Australian surgeons saved him, but the outcome ushered him into a life of shame, secrecy, social stigma and intense mental health difficulties. more...

It's happening in Hobart

Fri 13, Apr 2018
The Continence Foundation of Australia is featuring the latest in research and practice at the 27th annual National Conference on Incontinence. This year, it will also feature a forum for people living with bladder and bowel issues, their carers, family and friends. more...

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