There are a number of organisations which offer advice and support for people with urinary incontinence:
Bladder Health UK gives support to people with all forms of cystitis, overactive bladder and continence issues together with their families and friends. They have a chat room/forum as well as a website and active Twitter and Facebook accounts for those bladder illness sufferers seeking information, help and support. The Cystitis and Overactive Bladder (COB) Foundation gives support to people with all forms of cystitis, overactive bladder and continence issues together with their families and friends. Confidential Advice Line: 0121 702 0820 Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
ERIC provides information, support and resources to children, young people and their families and health professionals on bladder and bowel problems. Although ERIC is primarily for young people the explanations and mapping tools on the website are really good and helpful. Confidential helpline 0845 370 8008 Monday to Thursday (10.00 am – 2.00 pm). Calls to the helpline cost 9.6 pence per minute plus the phone company’s access charge. Email: email@example.com
Practical guidance for commissioners, providers, health and social care staff and information for the public to put into effect best care and to guide people to the help they need to manage their bladder and bowel problems.
Bladder and Bowel UK have a team of experts who can provide advice and support to manage any kind of incontinence, bladder or bowel related issue. The helpline is for patients, health care professionals and anyone who requires further information or support about services, practical solutions and product advice. They have a team of dedicated Specialist Nurses and knowledgeable Continence Product Information staff, who can be contacted on the National Confidential Bladder and Bowel UK helpline (0161 607 8219) or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Your local Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) offers confidential advice, support and information on health-related matters. They provide a point of contact for patients, their families and their carers. The contact details for your local service will be available through your local hospital.