Catheters: Your questions answered

Catheters: Your questions answered

Catheters your questions answered Whether you have an indwelling, intermittent or suprapubic catheter for a few days, weeks, or long-term, we’ve pulled together the answers to some common questions around catheters. Please note the information supplied is...
Comparing Catheters

Comparing Catheters

What is a Catheter? A catheter is a hollow flexible tube inserted into your bladder allowing your urine to drain freely. Urinary retention is the body’s inability to completely empty the bladder after urination. The most common reason for insertion of a urinary...
Catheters: an essential guide

Catheters: an essential guide

Catheters an essential guide Urinary catheters come in many sizes and types, including rubber, silicone or latex. They’re typically used when unable to urinate or to treat medical conditions such as: Blocked flow of urine as a result of bladder stones, blood clots in...

Putting peace of mind into self-catheterisation

Putting peace of mind into self-catheterisation For some individuals, starting intermittent catheterisation can be a cause of concern and anxiety. The GentleCath™ product range and support tools are designed to make this transition as smooth as possible, at every...
Dangers of self-diagnosing

Dangers of self-diagnosing

Dangers of self-diagnosing with continence problems Treatments for continence problems are most successful when diagnosed accurately by a health professional as opposed to self diagnosing. Despite popular belief, incontinence is not an inevitable part of aging, nor is...