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New Continence Research - Help Needed

19 December, 2013

New research is being conducted at Southampton University and they are looking for women, aged 18 and over to participate in their study. Closing date for applications is 15th January 2014. Can you help? More

Group for Members in Devon

2 December, 2013

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UK Strategy for Rare Diseases

19 November, 2013

Rare Disease UK have announced that the UK Strategy for Rare Diseases will be published on Friday 22 November. More

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Back Pain can be a symtpom rising from Interstitial Cystitis

13 November, 2013

When back pain is a sign of serious illness. Infections bladder problems, even cancer - those aches and twinges in your back could be trying to tell you something. More

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Interstitial Cystitis Meeting - Leicester

21 October, 2013

COB member, Penny Grimwood, has arranged a meeting for IC sufferers on 9th January, 2014 at Leicester General Hospital. Consultant urological surgeon, Jonathan Goddard will be presenting at the meeting. More

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Specialist Nurse Returns in November

15 October, 2013

Karen Powell, specialist nurse with over 30 years experience, has been able to help lots of sufferers of bladder illness. Karen return on 8th & 25th November. More

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NICE ANNOUNCES MORE OPTIONS FOR URINARY INCONTINENCE

9 October, 2013

Women could be offered botox as a treatment option for urinary incontinence if medication has not been effective, according to updated NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) guidance. More

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USEFUL INFORMATION ON CONTINENCE/CATHETERS

7 October, 2013

CliniDirect share advice and information on their Continence Blog. More

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How IC/PBS Changed a Young Woman's Life

7 October, 2013

IC/PBS is still relatively unknown to those who do not suffer from the condition. Amy Fulk is a young woman with great prospects whose life has changed because of IC/PBS. More

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SPECIALIST NURSE RETURNS TO COB

2 October, 2013

Specialist nurse, Karen Powell is at the COB office on 7th and 21st October working with our advisers to offer support to bladder sufferers. Karen has been a nurse for over 30 years. More

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Allgergan's Botox® is approved for Overactive Bladder

18 September, 2013

BOTOX® injections provide a new and long lasting approach to the management of overactive bladder. More

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Nurse Advice Line Success

18 September, 2013

This week Karen Powell, a specialist nurse, was available to offer advice and answer medical questions through the COB advice line. Following the resounding success, Karen will be back on 7th & 21st October. More

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SPECIAL NURSE ADVICE LINE

10 September, 2013

On the 16th and 17th September 2013 we have the pleasure of hosting a specialist nurse advice line here at the COB Foundation. The advice line will operate between 10:30am to 2:30pm. More

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PRESS RELEASE - IC AWARENESS MONTH

21 August, 2013

September is IC Awareness Month and we join with sufferers around the world to raise awareness of this very debilitating condition. More

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LAURA CROUCH IS FEATURED ON STYLEABLE WEBSITE

2 August, 2013

Read about Laura's battle with interstitial cystitis and her 60 mile bike ride to raise funds for the COB Foundation! More

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COB Foundation changes charity status

1 August, 2013

The Cystitis & Overactive Bladder Foundation changed charity status on 1st August 2013 to a charity limited by guarantee. More

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New COB Group in Cumbria

19 July, 2013

A new support group is now available in Cumbria. More

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2013 Continence Care Survey Results

17 June, 2013

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Continence Care chaired by Baroness Greengross OBE has published the results of its latest survey for continence care in the UK More

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COB WELCOMES NUTRITIONAL ADVISOR

22 May, 2013

Welcome to Serene Foster from Hydes Herbal Clinic. More

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TARIS® LAUNCHES NEW LiRIS® CLINICAL TRIAL

13 May, 2013

Exciting news!! After reviewing data from the previous trial, TARIS found that the results were encouraging enough to launch a second phase 2 trial this year. LiRIS is a lidocaine pretzel for treatment of IC. More

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LOBBYING TO RAISE AWARENESS

19 April, 2013

We need your help! Send a letter to your local MP making them aware that COB is part of the All Party Group for Continence Care and enlist their support to raise awareness of bladder illness. More

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Fundraising Special

28 March, 2013

Mandy O'Shea London to Paris Bike Ride in July 2013 More

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COB became a stakeholder to the Draft NICE Guidelines on Urinary Incontinence in Women

26 March, 2013

As a stakeholder COB is invited to comment on the recent NICE draft guidelines on Urinary Incontinence in Women. Issued February 2013. More

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