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Researchers at the University of Bristol are working on an exciting new project to create an interactive smartphone app to help young people with daytime wetting. They're looking for young people to help design the app at workshops.

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Here are the details of their study and how to apply:


The workshops will be held at the University of Bristol on 20th April and 27th May (1.30pm to 4pm).

Who can take part?

We are inviting young people aged 11 – 17 years with current (or recent) daytime wetting. You don’t need to have used an app before and we won’t ask you anything really personal. All we need from you is your knowledge and experience of what might help young people to manage their daytime wetting.

What will I be asked to do?

We will invite up to ten young people to attend each workshop. You will work with researchers in small groups to share your ideas on what the app should do and how it should look. All the information we collect will be completely anonymous, so no one outside of the study will know it’s you we spoke to. Snacks and drinks will be provided. We will pay for your travel expenses. We have planned three workshops in total and you can decide to come to more than one if you like.

How do I find out more?

Download the study information packs for young people aged 11-15 years and their parents here:

Information sheet for 11-15 year olds
Assent form for 11-15 year olds
Information sheet for parents of 11-15 year olds
Consent form for parents of 11-15 year olds

Download the study information pack for young people aged 16 and over here:

Information sheet for young people aged 16 and over
Consent form for young people aged 16 and over

Who is funding the study?

The project is led by Dr Carol Joinson and is funded by the University of Bristol’s Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research. Members of the research team include researchers and doctors who are experts in continence problems and design and technology.

Further information and contact details:

If you’re interested in finding out more about the study please read the information pack and contact us by email or phone (or ask your parent/carer to contact us):

Katie Whale, Email: [email protected]  Telephone: 0117 331 3328

Carol Joinson, Email: [email protected]  Telephone: 0117 331 3360