Continence Advice Service
Discreet, personalised and professional FREE advice from a qualified expert.
If you are secretly worried about incontinence, the fear of being ‘caught short’ can affect every decision you make. If this sounds familiar, you may be one of the 16 million people in the UK that have experienced bladder or bowel weakness. We’ve teamed up with the experts at HARTMANN to offer you a real solution – you can receive confidential advice from a nurse, that’s tailored to you.
Because it’s ok to ask
Incontinence is often a secret that people keep for years. We want to help you break the silence and receive professional advice in confidence. Read FAQs
Why ask us?
Incontinence can affect women or men of any age. There are a number of products, conservative treatments and medications available that may help, however the taboo around incontinence remains a clear barrier between people suffering, and the expert help that they so desperately need.
That’s why the Bladder & Bowel Community created the Continence Advice Service in association with HARTMANN. You can quickly and discreetly get expert continence advice without leaving home, and find a better ongoing care plan.
Simply ask your question, and our qualified, expert continence nurse advisors will be in touch directly to offer options, advice and support to help you manage your continence needs.
- Trouble shooting – leakages, fitting, odours, skin irritation, diet and hydration
- Types of incontinence and why they occur
- Type of incontinence products and which you should be using
- Lifestyle support, product recommendations for exercise, discretion, night time protection
If you’d like to help others who might have a similar issue, check the box to indicate that you agree to us anonymously publishing your answer. We’ll remove any personal identifiers such as (but not limited to) name, age, region, medical condition to ensure you remain anonymous.
These ‘real life’ answers will be used on our website and other online communication channels in order to help others who might have a similar issue.
Your question will be submitted securely to our nursing team, who will respond as soon as possible, within 2 working days.
You’ll receive your answer via email. If our team feel it would help, they may offer follow up support by way of free samples or information.
Why do we work with HARTMANN?
We noticed that our community need support in managing incontinence. So we teamed up with HARTMANN to be able to provide personalised, expert advice.
HARTMANN has challenged healthcare conventions for 200 years, in order to innovate and provide support from patients to caregivers and health professionals. With healthcare systems in the UK under constant strain and pressure, additional support for people suffering with incontinence is essential.
By working together, we can offer a combination of community support and expert advice to anyone who needs it.
HARTMANN are trusted partners to the NHS, supplying continence care products for more than 30 years.