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Next Bridge coming soon

Wed 06, May 2015
The Winter 2015 edition of Bridge will be out during the first week of June, so keep an eye out. If you haven't subscribed yet, it's not too late. more...

Children and incontinence

Tue 31, Mar 2015
Listen to a special podcast on children and incontinence featuring Dr Janet Chase. more...

Coeliac Awareness Week.

Tue 17, Mar 2015
It's Coeliac Awareness Week from March 13 - 20. As well as gluten, intolerances to carbohydrates, complex sugars and food proteins can cause bowel dysfunction in children, as Brisbane Royal Children’s Hospital paediatric gastroenterologist Dr Frances Connor explains. more...

When Easter eggs and kids don't mix

Thu 12, Mar 2015
With Easter coming up, now is the perfect time to remind parents of the potential impact of too many carbohydrates and sugars on some children's bowels. more...

Kids holding on: it's not on!

Wed 04, Mar 2015
When stories about teachers punishing children for taking toilet breaks in class time come up in the news media, it’s an opportunity for teachers and school communities to be reminded of the critical role they play in shaping children’s bladder and bowel health, as well as their mental health. more...

Autumn edition of our free magazine out soon

Wed 18, Feb 2015
Look out for the next issue of our free consumer magazine, Bridge, which will arrive in mailboxes within the next two weeks. more...

School toilets for a first-timer

Thu 05, Feb 2015
Lifelong behaviours and attitudes begin early, which is why so many schools have signed up for Toilet Tactics. Has your school? more...

Toilet training - it's all in the timing

Wed 21, Jan 2015
Even though the weather is perfect for toilet training, timing when you toddler sits on the potty is just as important. more...

How much water should we drink?

Thu 08, Jan 2015
We often hear recommendations about how much water we should drink. But there’s just one simple rule that all health authorities agree on; drink to satisfy your thirst – no more, no less. more...

Successful recipients of 2014 ABF grants round announced

Tue 23, Dec 2014
The ABF grants round provides an opportunity for health professional working or with an interest in continence management to apply for grants from the ABF. more...

Bed wetting - sleepover stress-busters

Tue 16, Dec 2014
For some children, the thought of an overnight sleepover can be the cause of so much anxiety, they avoid them altogether. more...

Inaugural Scholarship Mitrofanoff Support Australia

Tue 09, Dec 2014
In 2015 Mitrofanoff Support Australia will offer $2,000 scholarships to stomal therapy, urology and continence nurses. more...

Certificate II in Continence Promotion and Care available remotely

Wed 26, Nov 2014
Healthcare workers are now able to complete the Certificate II in Continence Promotion and Care remotely, with the accredited course available in distance-learning mode. more...

Scholarships for the Graduate Certificate in Continence Promotion and Management

Wed 19, Nov 2014
The Continence Foundation of Australia is offering fee-paying scholarships for the Graduate Certificate in Continence Promotion and Management until December 12. more...

World Diabetes Day November 14

Fri 14, Nov 2014
It's World Diabetes Day, and one of the lesser known consequences of type 2 diabetes is its potential to exacerbate bladder and bowel control problems. more...

PND Awareness Week (November 16 - 22)

Thu 13, Nov 2014
Women who experience incontinence after childbirth are nearly twice as likely to experience post natal depression as other new mothers, recent research in Canada has revealed. more...

The nuts and bolts of prostatectomy

Thu 06, Nov 2014
A diagnosis of prostate cancer may be an opportunity for men to invest in their long-term health. Men's specialist physiotherapist Jo Milios explains. more...

Carers SA recognise excellence

Tue 21, Oct 2014
The South Australian Continence Resource Centre has been recognised for its excellence in service and support for family carers in the SA Carers inaugural Excellence Awards. more...

Carers Week: The burden of incontinence.

Wed 15, Oct 2014
It’s Carers Week October 13 – 17 - a fitting time to acknowledge those carers who have it particularly tough – the ones who care for someone with incontinence. more...

Community Health Grants

Tue 14, Oct 2014
Individual community health organisations can apply for a total of $1,500 under this one-off grants program. more...

Bladder and bowel dysfunction in the pre and post natal periods

Tue 23, Sep 2014
More than one third of Australian women may be affected by some form of urinary incontinence (UI). Participate in this new online module and refresh your understanding of the best assessment methods and first-line treatment strategies for the management of this condition. more...

Australian Bladder Foundation Grants Round Open

Tue 09, Sep 2014
The ABF grant program provides an opportunity for personnel employed in continence management to apply for grants from the ABF when a grant round is announced. The total amount being awarded this year is at the discretion of the Trustees for the ABF. more...

Incontinence linked to depression

Thu 04, Sep 2014
With RUOK Week (Sept 8 – 12) upon us, young women need to be made aware that incontinence puts them at a higher risk of depression. more...

Don't let hayfever put a dampener on things.

Tue 02, Sep 2014
Even though hayfever is an allergic condition affecting the eyes, ears, nose and throat, it can often have other impacts that aren’t quite so obvious. more...

Spring 2014 edition of Bridge out soon.

Wed 27, Aug 2014
The next edition of Bridge is out September 1 and it features a diverse range of topics - from the nuts and bolts of prostatectomy to turning prolapse on its head. more...

Continence inspires confidence

Thu 21, Aug 2014
The Continence Foundation of Australia echoes the messages about confidence being promoted by Jean Hailes during Women's Health Week next week. more...

It's Tradies National Health Month

Tue 19, Aug 2014
It's Tradies National Health Month, and many of the health messages being promoted by campaign initiators Australian Physiotherapy Association and Steel Blue Work Boots are the same as ours. more...

Radio National's program on adolescent bedwetting

Thu 07, Aug 2014
A Radio National program hosted by Natasha Mitchell earlier this week brought the issue of bedwetting among adolescents into the open. more...

Weak bones, weak bladders

Tue 05, Aug 2014
More and more research is showing that incontinence and osteoporosis are closely linked, which has significant lifestyle implications for women approaching middle age and older. more...

Winners of the conference scholarship program announced

Fri 01, Aug 2014
Congratulations to the 10 health professionals from rural and remote Australia who have been successful in receiving a scholarship to attend the 23rd National Conference on Incontinence more...

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