ERIC's free, one-day workshop offers parents and carers the opportunity to network with others and learn how to deal with childhood bladder and bowel problems.

The workshop aims to inform and educate parents and carers and signpost to additional help, support and resources available from ERIC.

Sessions will be led by Brenda Cheer, ERIC Nurse & Specialist Paediatric Continence Nurse.


10.30 Registration and refreshments

11.00 Welcome and introduction to ERIC

11.15 Management of children's wee & poo problems

  • Find out how healthy bladders and bowels should behave
  • Strategies for coping with wetting and soiling
  • Options for treating constipation
  • Options for treating bedwetting

12.15 Lunch and networking

  • Chance for parents and carers to chat over lunch

13.00 What happens when the treatment doesn’t work?

  • Treatment resistant wetting and soiling
  • A look at how complex bladders and bowels are managed
  • The role of catheters, cones and tubes

14.00 Question time

  • The ERIC team will be available until 14.45 to speak with families

14.45 Close

Directions to the venue

Nearest Railway Station - Gloucester Railway Station 1.3 miles (2.1 km)
Motorway Junction - M5 Jnct 11a 1.7 miles (2.8 km)  On site parking at GDA's community centre                        Nearest Bus Station - Gloucester Bus station (Bus route nos. 10 ) 1.3 miles (2.1km)

Booking information

To book your place on this free event, please use our online booking system by pressing the book button below. If you are booking several tickets, please enter each attendee's details.

Please note, we regret that we are unable to accommodate children under 13 at this event.

WellspectThis course is sponsored by Wellspect.