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The Association for Continence Advice

The Association for Continence Advice
Blackburn House, Redhouse Road
Seafield, Bathgate
West Lothian
EH47 7AQ
01506 811 077

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The Association for Continence Advice (ACA) is a multi-professional association open to all health and allied care professionals who are working within, or have an interest in the field of, bladder and bowel management. The ACA started in 1980 with a questionnaire sent to every health authority and board in the UK seeking to identify concerned professionals. At that time there were only 19 nurses in the UK identified as continence advisors; now most NHS Trusts and many private healthcare organisations have staff designated as continence specialists. Not everything is always as it seems, and there are many instances where professional help from your peers will give you exactly what you need. The ACA through its strong multi-professional membership, its local branches, national and regional conferences and study days will be an asset to you whether you are a continence advisor for your area or someone working in your chosen area with an interest in continence then ACA could well be for you.

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