Information Sheet Downloads

You will see below our current range of information sheets, which offer information on a range of subjects associated with bladder and bowel problems. They include information on products to help manage your symptoms, surgery options, pelvic floor muscle exercises and prostate information and much more.

Your Prostate And You
An information sheet for men who may be experiencing or have any concerns about their prostate.
Nocturia
An information sheet explaining the symptom nocturia or waking at night to pass urine.
Mitrofanoff Support Childrens Information Booklet
This support booklet by Hollister for children explains what a Mitrofanoff is, about the Mitrofanoff procedure and how to care for their device after surgery.
Frequency Volume Chart
A Frequency Volume Chart records the volumes voided as well as the time of each visit to the toilet, both during the day and night.
Diverticular Disease
An information sheet about the condition Diverticular Disease including signs, symptoms and treatments available.
Confused Incontinent Person At Home
Information and advice on how to care for a confused person with incontinence at home.
Bowel Problems
A detailed booklet with information about the bowel and its function, common bowel problems, conditions, possible treatments and where to go for advice.
Bowel Advice Sheet Approaching Your GP
How to approach your GP and explain any bowel symptoms you may have and an overview of some of the test/exams that may be recommended.
Bladder Diary
To help identify your bladder habits and patterns start a bladder diary, recording the number of times you go to the toilet, how long you can wait until you go to the toilet, what you drink and so on.
BBC048: Advice For People In Residential Homes With Cip
Information and advice on how to manage incontinence issues in a residential setting.
BBC047: Your Guide To Surgery For Stress Incontinence
A guide to common surgical options available to treat stress urinary incontinence in women.
BBC046: Washable And Waterproof Pads
An information sheet detailing some of the incontinence products available on the market.
BBC045: Urinary Tract Infections
An explanation of the three main types of urinary tract infections, the causes, symptoms and treatment options.
BBC044: Urodynamics
This leaflet explains what urodynamics is, the procedures involved and how it can help diagnose your bladder condition.
BBC043: Urinary Diversion
A fact sheet explaining common types of urinary diversions.
BBC042: Travelling With Confidence
This handy guide provides helpful hints and tips on travelling confidently with a bladder or bowel issue.
BBC041: The Menopause And The Effects On Bladder And Bowel
Many women experience urinary problems post menopause but very often don't talk about it. This guide explains how to get help and advice on this sensitive subject.
BBC040: Surgery Urge Incontinence
A guide to the surgical options available to treat urge incontinence.
BBC039: Suprapubic Catheters
An information sheet about suprapubic catheters and when they might be recommended.
BBC038: Sphincter Repair Operation
A patient's guide to a sphincter repair operation.
BBC037: Sphincter Exercises
A fact sheet containing exercises that can help you gain control over your bowel.
BBC036: Skincare Hygiene Bowel
It's important to care for your skin in order to maintain hygiene and avoid infection. This guide offers practical advice on how to do this.
BBC035: Skincare Hygiene Bladder
It's important to care for your skin in order to maintain hygiene and avoid infection. This guide offers practical advice on how to do this.
BBC034: Ptns
PTNS is a treatment that stimulates the sacral nerve which can help to improve faecal incontinence. This fact sheet explains the procedure.
BBC033: Prolapse
Prolapse can happen for many reasons. This fact sheet explains the symptoms of a prolapse, the reasons this may happen and the treatment options available.
BBC032: Penile Sheaths
An information sheet about penile sheaths for bladder incontinence.
BBC031: Pelvic Floor Women
Training your pelvic floor muscles can help improve your bladder control. This guide explains how to perform pelvic floor exercises.
BBC030: Pelvic Floor Men
BBC029: Pelvic Floor Repair Surgery
An information sheet about the surgical procedures used to correct a prolapse.
BBC028: Pads Pants
There are many products available to help keep you comfortable and confident if you are suffering from incontinence. Here's a list of some of products available.
BBC027: Overactive Bladder
An overactive bladder is a common cause of incontinence. This guide explains the condition in more detail and the treatments available.
BBC026: Nocturnal Enuresis
Nocturnal Enuresis is the medical term for wetting the bed. This guide explains the causes of this and products available to help you feel more comfortable.
BBC024: Medication For Oab1
A list of the common medications used to treat overactive bladder disorders.
BBC023: Intermittent Catheters
Intermittent catheters are hollow tubes used to drain urine from the bladder. They can be used to self catheterise putting you back in control of your bladder condition. The help sheet explains about self catheterisation in more detail.
BBC022: Indwelling Catheters Accessories
Indwelling catheters are designed to be left in place for long periods of time. They are used to drain urine out of you bladder. This help sheet explains indwelling catheters in more detail.
BBC021: Healthy Drinking
Did you know that what you drink can affect your bladder? This helpful guide from University Hospitals of Leicester explains simply which drinks can irritate your bladder.
BBC020: Hand Held And Body Worn Urinals
Hand-held or body worn urinals are useful for those who struggle to get to the toilet. This sheet details some of the options available to you.
BBC018: Fibre Contents Of Food Chart
BBC017: Faecal Incontinence
BBC016: Episiotomy And Tears During Childbirth
BBC015: Drainage Bags
BBC014: Diverticulitis
BBC011: Constipation
BBC009: Clothing And Swim Wear
BBC008: Catheter Valves
BBC007: Bowel Prolapse
BBC006: Bowel Diary
BBC004: Bladder Control After Prostate Op
BBC003: Bedding Chair Protection
BBC002: Bristol Stool Chart Jan 2016
BBC0012: Control Of Wind Smells
After Dribble For Men
After-dribble means the loss of a few drops of urine after the main stream, when the bladder appears to be empty.
After A Baby
Most Women accept that they might get a vaginal tear during childbirth, but having a bladder or bowel problem after giving birth to their baby is rarely in the minds of expectant mothers.