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Surgical mesh products banned for transvaginal surgeries

Surgical mesh products banned for transvaginal surgeries Medsafe has banned the use of numerous surgical mesh products for transvaginal surgeries in New Zealand. It’s followed Australia’s lead and effectively limited the supply of mesh for the repair of pelvic organ prolapse and stress... more>>

Our Continence Educator hits the airwaves

Our wonderful Continence Educator Janet Thackray talks all things continence on Radio 531pi's Pacific Breakfast with Brian Sagala. Have a listen here - and pick up some helpful tips!... more>>

Make some continence resolutions in the New Year

It’s time for New Year’s resolutions! While holidays, a new job or spending more time with your family may be at the top of your list for 2018, why not set some continence goals too? As a nation we don’t talk about it enough, but bladder and/or bowel control problems affect more... more>>

Wearable bladder sensor an award winner

Wearable bladder sensor an award winner A spinal injury has inspired an enterprising Kiwi to create a wearable bladder sensor for people who have difficulties telling if they need to go to the bathroom. Five years ago Mike Brown broke his back, leaving him with severe spinal injuries and bladder... more>>

Do you want to be rewarded to share your story?

Do you want to be rewarded to share your story? We are looking for someone who feels comfortable to discuss their continence issues with the media. We are offering a $500 koha to say thank-you. If you are interested please email zoe@continence.org.nz.... more>>

Continence Awareness Week 25 September - 01 October 2017

Continence Awareness Week 25 September - 01 October 2017 More information coming soon.... more>>

Report on Good Practice of Continence Services in New Zealand

Continence NZ contracted Sapere Research Group (Sapere) to undertake an independent analysis of the current state of continence services in District Health Boards (DHBs) in New Zealand. The purpose is to profile what is currently happening for service delivery against known good practice and then... more>>

World Continence Awareness Week 2016

20-26 June 2016 Theme: Pelvic Floor Focus Click here for more information... more>>