ERIC, The Children's Bowel & Bladder Charity

ERIC is the only charity dedicated to the bowel and bladder health of all children and teenagers in the UK. Our vision is that every child and teenager with a bowel or bladder condition can access support and live free from embarrassment, shame, isolation and fear.

Bowel and bladder helpline

Open: Mon-Thurs 10am-2pm, Tel: 0845 370 8008* / [email protected]. We provide support and information to help with children’s bowel and bladder problems.


Author: Kerry Vevers

Shop for continence products

Tel: 0117 301 2100 / [email protected]. We sell life-changing continence products to help your child overcome or manage a bowel or bladder problem.


Author: Adam Popeck

Paediatric continence training

Tel: 0117 301 2102 / [email protected]. We offer a range of courses on paediatric continence for health and education professionals and parents.


Author: Kerry Vevers

Help for kids

We're Poo and Wee and we want to help you keep the parts of your body that make us, the bowel and bladder, nice and healthy. Find out how in our kids section!


Author: Kerry Vevers

Guides to children’s bowel & bladder problems

Download our free leaflets, guides, factsheets and charts to help with potty training, day/night time wetting and bowel problems.


Author: Kerry Vevers

Home feed

  • ERIC Conference 2018

    A unique opportunity for health professionals to hear from experts in the field of child and teenage bowel and bladder health. Read more

  • Children's Continence Pathway

    Generic Children’s Continence Pathway outlining what help is or should be available for children and teenagers with bowel & bladder conditions. Read more

Latest news

Latest blogs

  • Changing times, changing places

    Louise Marsland, Paediatric Nurse Specialist, shares her experience of developing an integrated bladder and bowel service for children and young people. Read more

  • A childhood blighted by bedwetting

    One of ERIC’s supporters, John, reminisces about those difficult years when his childhood was overshadowed by bedwetting. Read more

  • Growing up with a bladder problem

    Sasha was diagnosed with overactive bladder syndrome (OAB) in her early 20s after dealing with bladder problems since early childhood. Read more