Health Articles

We’ve brought together many of our favourite articles published by our nurses and industry partners, including information sourced from leading healthcare manufacturers.

These articles focus on incontinencewound care and nutrition. In sharing this general advice, we hope to help you or someone you care for manage and improve your everyday health. 

Looking After Your New Tattoo

  Did you know your new tattoo is essentially a wound? And just like any other wound, new ink requires specific care to successfully complete the healing process and avoid infection.Our nurse has answered the top 5 questions for new tattoo care 1. How long does a new...

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Tips For Better Bladder Control

  Bladder control is something most people take for granted – until it's gone. But if your bladder control could be better, it's important to know you're not alone. Roughly 33% of people aged 30 to 70 suffer from incontinence issues. The most important first step is...

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Menopause and Changes In The Bladder

  If you're going through menopause, you might be finding it harder to control your bladder. Loss of bladder control during menopause is a common problem.  Throughout this article, we will advise you on tips and tricks to feel more in charge of your bladder...

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Bed and Chair Protection Guide

  There is a wide range of reusable products available to assist with bed and chair protection in the community. In this article, we will take you through the various types of products available to help in managing continence issues. Bed pads A bed pad is commonly...

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Male & Female Incontinence Explained

  Male and female incontinence is any accidental or involuntary loss of urine from the bladder (urinary incontinence) or bowel motion, faeces or wind from the bowel (faecal or bowel incontinence). Incontinence effects males and females in different ways based off...

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Top Tips for Bladder and Bowel Health

1. Drink your way to a healthy bladder Drinking well is vital to the health of your bladder and bowel. The average body needs about two litres (eight glasses) of fresh fluid every day. Naturally energetic activity or hot weather will increase your fluid needs. It is...

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Children’s Incontinence Product Options

  For children experiencing incontinence, there is a range of product options available. From disposable pads to bed and chair protection. Each incontinence specific product choice holds unique and child friendly features. While most children acquire bowel and bladder...

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How To Select The Right Continence Pad

  Selecting the right continence pad can be a daunting task. However, once found, the right continence pad can significantly increase comfort and continence management. Our experts have explored the top three criteria that help to determine the right continence pad....

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