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 and the ERIC helpline team.

Programme

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

By Road:

A1/A1(M) Travelling North: Take the first exit after the end of the A1(M) at Alwalton/Chesterton (just past BP petrol station) signposted Showground, Business Park, Orton Centre. Turn left at the top of this road. At the first roundabout, take the first exit onto Peterborough Business Park. Pass the Marriott Hotel on your left, and at the next roundabout take the second exit. Continue straight down this road, and at the following roundabout take the 1st exit onto Lynch Wood Park. Take the first left and follow the one-way system through the barrier. Coloplast is the 2nd road on the left before the building underpass.

A1 Travelling South: Follow the A1 South past the signs for A47 Peterborough and Leicester. Approximately 4 miles later, turn off the A1 at Alwalton (Business Park signposted). Turn left at the top of this road. At the first roundabout, take the first exit onto Peterborough Business Park. Pass the Marriott Hotel on your left, and follow directions as above.

By Rail:

Peterborough is a main line station situated in the centre of Peterborough. There is a good service from London King's Cross which takes approximately 55 minutes. A taxi from the station takes about 10 minutes.

By Air:

London Stanstead, London Luton, East Midlands and Birmginham airports are approximately one and a half hours from Peterborough by car or taxi.

Parking:

Parking is available in the shaded area on the map - see below

Click here to download directions as a pdf

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.

This course is sponsored by:

Coloplast