Useful apps/video’s

OAB – Overactive Bladder Syndrome

This animated video is about overactive bladder syndrome (OAB) and describes the symptoms, tests and treatments. OAB is a common condition and can affect both men and women. It affect around 22 million adults in Europe. This animation is brought to you by the European Association of Urology, supported by an educational grant from Medtronic and is available in English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian and Turkish.

The editorial content in this video is written independently of the sponsor and judged free of any conflict of interest. The information in this video is of a general nature and is not intended as a substitute for professional advice.

CONfidence app

Do you experience bladder or bowel leakage? You are definitely not alone and there are things you can do to try to improve your symptoms. Even occasional leakage should not be ignored.

The free CONfidence app provides practical help at your fingertips. It brings together trusted and reliable information, informed by national experts providing specialist bladder and bowel care.

The CONfidence app enables you to explore the information to help you take control.

We want to make the information contained in CONfidence easy for everyone to access, and will be working with partners to identify ways to reach more people with this information in the near future.We are grateful for the support from Export Self Care, local and national colleagues, and patient and public partners who have contributed so much time, expertise and experience to pull this valuable resource together. This app is a result of a genuine desire to help people with bladder and bowel symptoms access information and advice that can help, and we could not have achieved this without this collaborative team effort.

Thanks to: Florence Nightingale FoundationWest of England Academic Health Science NetworkNHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CCGSirona care & healthBladder and Bowel UKNHS Bristol Urological InstituteContinence Product AdvisorERIC; and University of the West of England (UWE) Bristol.