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Continence NZ Team


Dr Anna Lawrence

Dr Anna Lawrence is a New Zealand trained Urologist with sub-specialty training in male and female voiding dysfunction, management of post prostate cancer therapy complications, incontinence, Urethral and Pelvic Reconstructive Urology, adolescence urology and neuro-urology. 

Treasurer: Laurie Hilsgen
Secretary: Mary-Anne Caulfield

Executive Officer:

Jan Zander.

First employed by the Continence NZ in June 1994 to organise a Public Awareness Campaign 'Dry Pants Day'. Since then her role has expanded to encompass other organisational tasks and funding. She previously managed a large Accident and Emergency Clinic for 10 years employing 50 GPs and other support staff.

Committee Members:

Prof Mark Weatherall: Consultant Geriatrician

Dr Bernie Brenner: Gynaecologist, Auckland

Cheryl Hammond: Regional Continence Nurse Specialist

Laurie Hilsgen: CEO of Carers New Zealand

Helen Peek : Continence Nurse Specialist

Mary-Anne Caulfield : Specialty Nurse - Continence

Lucy Keedle: Continence Nurse

Judy Hattie: Continence Nurse

Liz Childs: Physiotherapist