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Who cares about the carers?

Fri 28, Mar 2014
Unless the government provides greater support for 2.6 million unpaid carers, it faces a looming health crisis. more...

Patients with overactive bladders needed

Tue 18, Mar 2014
Are you an adult with an overactive bladder? An international study trialling a new drug is recruiting now. more...

Tightening the plumbing

Thu 13, Mar 2014
A Sydney physiotherapist takes a critical look at the conventional pelvic floor training regime for men post-prostate surgery. more...

Media release: Information about incontinence in 27 languages

Wed 05, Mar 2014
Imagine trying to talk about incontinence with someone who doesn’t speak your language. more...

Media release: A little weight loss goes a long way

Tue 11, Feb 2014
It’s a little known fact, but losing just a small amount of weight can make a huge difference to the likelihood of becoming incontinent. more...

Subscribe now to get the Bridge autumn edition

Wed 05, Feb 2014
Our free consumer magazine is close to completion and will be in subscribers’ mailboxes or electronic inboxes the first week of March. more...

Community Health Grants available now

Wed 22, Jan 2014

Community health organisations are invited to apply for a grant of up to $1500 to run bladder and bowel health promotion activities.

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Is your New Year’s resolution to lose weight?

Tue 07, Jan 2014

Did you know a small amount of weight loss can make a big difference to the chances of having urinary incontinence?

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Toilet Tactics Kit take-up reaches 1000 schools

Tue 10, Dec 2013

Good news! An increasing number of Australian children are adopting healthier bladder and bowel habits.

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Media release: New app keeps you dry while staying in shape

Tue 03, Dec 2013

Did you know some exercises can make people wet themselves?

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Inspired by Pelvic Floor First

Mon 02, Dec 2013

When women's health and musculoskeletal physiotherapist Gill Smith attended the launch of the Pelvic Floor First campaign back in November 2011 she was inspired by the name of the campaign. 

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Pelvic floor awareness in pregnancy, childbirth and beyond

Mon 02, Dec 2013

Having a baby makes a woman three times more likely to leak than a woman who hasn't had one. In fact, one in three women who've ever had a baby will wet themselves. In the majority of cases, however, urinary incontinence as a result of pregnancy and childbirth is preventable and treatable.

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Free Pelvic Floor Safe Exercise app now available

Mon 25, Nov 2013

The app features video workouts and exercise guide. Save your favourites!

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Online incontinence course for health professionals

Thu 21, Nov 2013

We've partnered with ThinkGP to create an accredited education module to help GPs and other health professionals better assess and manage incontinence.

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Continence information in seven more languages!

Thu 14, Nov 2013

Phase two of the Continence Foundation’s CALD project will include another seven languages and an educational road show.

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How incontinence can lead to bedroom blues

Tue 12, Nov 2013

Urinary incontinence causes sexual dysfunction for more than 50% of incontinent women, a leading urology surgeon says.

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Scholarship winners announced

Fri 01, Nov 2013

The Continence Foundation is thrilled to announce the winners of the Graduate Certificate in Continence Promotion and Management Scholarships (Round 2).

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Recruiting now for healthy bowels study

Thu 31, Oct 2013

Does your child have constipation? The Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne is now recruiting for a healthy bowels study.

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Carer of the year 2013 announced

Sat 26, Oct 2013

Jane McCartan is the Continence Foundation’s Carer of the Year 2013. Hers is a remarkable story of selfless acts of love.

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The burden of incontinence on carers

Tue 22, Oct 2013

It’s tough being a carer.  But caring for someone with incontinence makes it that much tougher.

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An App-titude for kids with special needs

Tue 08, Oct 2013

The Victorian Continence Resource Centre launch a toilet training app for children with special needs.

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Suffering from incontinence due to an over active bladder?

Tue 01, Oct 2013

Here’s your chance to share your story with the government to have a new medication reimbursed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

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Did you know one in five children wet the bed?

Wed 25, Sep 2013

Clare Fyfield, a children’s continence nurse, discusses simple and practical steps parents can take to address any bedwetting concerns.

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Apply now for Graduate Certificate Scholarships

Tue 03, Sep 2013

Registered nurses and physiotherapists have until 30 September 2013 to apply for a scholarship valued at $2695.

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One in three women who ever had a baby wet themselves

Wed 28, Aug 2013

A new video about the maintenance of good bladder and bowel health and a strong pelvic floor for women who’ve had a baby has just been launched. 

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Core Foundations, November 14, 2014

Mon 26, Aug 2013

A FREE one day practical workshop for fitness professionals.

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Conference scholarship winners announced!

Mon 26, Aug 2013

We're thrilled to announce the winners of the ten scholarships to attend the 22nd National Conference on Incontinence.

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Fun, fitness and the pelvic floor, September 21, 2013

Fri 16, Aug 2013

Come along to this free community event being held in Bakarina, QLD

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Spring issue of Bridge magazine out now!

Thu 15, Aug 2013

It's September, which means it’s time for the spring issue of Bridge - our magazine for people with incontinence and their family, friends or carers.

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World Continence Week 2013 competition winners

Tue 06, Aug 2013

We held a World Continence Week promotion competition to reward members’ efforts to publicise the event – winners have now been announced!

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