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* / helpline@eric.org.uk. We provide support and information to help with children’s bowel and bladder problems.

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Author: Kerry Vevers

Shop for continence products

We sell life-changing continence products to help children and teenagers overcome or manage bowel or bladder problems.

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Author: Adam Popeck

Paediatric continence training

Professional paediatric continence courses covering healthy and complex bladders and bowels, nocturnal enuresis, toileting and additional needs, and continence management in schools.

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Author: Kerry Vevers

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!

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Author: Kerry Vevers

For teenagers

If you have a bowel or bladder problem, you're not alone and help is available. Our teens section has lots of info and tips to help you manage your condition.

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Author: Simon Andrews

Home feed

  • 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

  • The Right to Go

    The Right to Go campaign aims to uphold every child’s right to support and care for a bowel or bladder problem at school. Read more

Latest news

Latest blogs

  • Poo and PE - the hardest lesson?

    Dan Colegate recalls a further stage in his lifelong journey of dealing with bowel incontinence: dealing with soiling accidents during PE lessons at school. Read more

  • Debunking some common bedwetting myths

    Get answers to some of the most common misconceptions about bedwetting including why it happens and how it should be treated. Read more

  • Why sleepovers needn't be a nightmare

    ERIC’s helpline advisor Sharron passes on some tips to help children and teenagers cope with bedwetting on nights away from home. Read more