Welcome to the patient information section
This section holds information leaflets for patients that have been validated by the PF society (& IUGA International Urogynae Association). We are happy for these to be amended/changed to take into account local policies, experience and audited results.
The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain & Ireland (ACPGBI). ACPGBI group of 1000 surgeons, nurses and allied healthcare workers advancing the knowledge and treatment of bowel diseases.
Bladder and Bowel Foundation or B&BF is a UK wide charity that provides information and advice on a range of symptoms and conditions related to the bladder and bowel.
British Society of Urogynaecologists (BSUG). The Society's main function is to set and raise standards in urogynaecology by providing guidelines, training, research and clinical meetings (in conjunction with the RCOG).
Department of Health Read the contitution of the NHS. Know your rights!
International Pelvic Pain Society. The IPPS is committed to helping patients understand the development, evaluation and treatment of pelvic pain syndromes connecting patients with knowledgeable medical providers and reliable resources.
Pelvic Obstetric Gynaecology Physiotherapy (POGP) are physiotherapists who have a special interest in conservative treatment of bladder and bowel incontinence in mnen and women as well as sexual duysfunction and/orpelvic pain secondary to pelvic floor dysfunction.
The MASIC Foundation (Mothers with Anal Sphincter Injuries in Childbirth)
The Vulval Pain Society providing imformation to women with chronic vulval pain and their partners.
The Pelvic Pain Support Network provids support, information and advocacy for those with pelvic pain, their families and carers.
Pub Med. PubMed is a free database accessing primarily the MEDLINE database of references and abstracts on life sciences and biomedical topics. The United States National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health maintains the database as part of the Entrez system of information retrieval. PubMed was first released in January 1996.
The International Painful Bladder Foundation is a non-profit, voluntary, umbrella organization, active worldwide, that promotes knowledge and awareness of interstitial cystitis (also known as painful bladder syndrome, bladder pain syndrome and hypersensitive bladder syndrome) and associated disorders among patients, patient support groups, health professionals and the general public.