What we're doing about bladder and bowel health
We develop strategies, fund programs, initiatives and research, and work with other organisations to promote bladder and bowel health.
The National Continence Management Strategy (NCMS) ran from 1998 to 2010. The National Continence Program (NCP) replaced it on 1 January 2011. The aim of the NCMS was to fund research and initiatives aimed at preventing and treating incontinence.
Key achievements of the NCMS included:
Programs and initiatives
We support people affected by bowel and bladder problems, and those around them, through our programs and initiatives:
- National Continence Program (NCP)
- Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS)
- National Public Toilet Map app
You can find a list of the research done on bladder and bowel health on the Continence Foundation website.