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...
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...
Track and record your health with apps

Track and record your health with apps

Track and record your health with technology At the end of 2017, there were over 318,000 health apps available on the top app stores worldwide — nearly double the amount available in 2015. In addition, there were more than 340 consumer wearable technology devices...
Accessing online health information

Accessing online health information

Online health info While accessing information at our fingertips has become a way of life, it could also be doing us more harm than good. If you’re like most people, you’ve probably consulted Dr Google when you haven’t been feeling up to par. here are our tips on how...