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New Dimension is a magazine published twice a year, by the Society for Continence (Singapore). The magazine is of interest to health professionals as well as members of the public with an interest in the condition of incontinence.

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A Selection of Articles from the Current Issue

Bowel Incontinence, it does not kill you but it takes away your life!

What is bowel incontinence? Bowel incontinence is a condition whereby an affected person is unable to prevent involuntary passage of gas (flatus) or stools from the anus. This can be ...
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20th Anniversary Celebration

The Society for Continence (Singapore) held its 20th Anniversary Celebration on 25 June 2011 at the Grassroots’ Club. Eleven nursing homes were invited to the Celebration and were presented with ...
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Management of Incontinence In-Service training programme (2011)

Society for Continence (Singapore) has been constantly engaging itself in community-based programmes since its formation. After running projects in educating incontinence sufferers, caregivers, nurses and doctors, we have now embarked ...
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Urinary Incontinence

Author: Associate Prof Siow Woei Yun, Raffles Hospital Urinary incontinence refers to the involuntary leak of urine. It affects approximately 30-40% of women worldwide. The commonest causes of urine leak ...
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Urinary Track Infection

Author: Associate Prof Siow Woei Yun, Raffles Hospital Fifty percent of women will suffer at least one urinary tract infection during their lifetimes. Some will experience recurrent urinary tract infections ...
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World Continence Week 2011 Highlights

The Society for Continence (Singapore) organised its 3rd World Continence Week (WCW) on 18 June 2011 at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH) Auditorium. The half-day event was held to cater ...
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A Selection of Articles from the Past Issues

A Personal Account of Living with Faecal Incontinence

Summary: Faecal incontinence affects relationships, employment and self-esteem.Author: The author is a registered nurse and specialist practitioner in sexual health. Her first degree is a BSc in sexual health. She ...
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Complete Continence Care for Women

Source: Dr Siow Woei Yun speaking at a seminar organised for GPs by SFCS on 26 June 2010. Authors: Dr Siow Woei Yun, Consultant Urologist, Raffles Hospital. Urinary incontinence (UI) ...
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Health Talk on Urinary Incontinence

Some 15 people participated in the Workshop on Urinary Incontinence at Kampong Ubi Community Club on 4 July 2009. Participants comprised both English and Mandarin speaking people. Most of them ...
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SGH Pelvic Floor Disorder Service

A Collaborative Patient-Centered ServiceSource: Ms Juriyah Yatim, RN, MN was speaking at the World Continence Week 2010 Public Forum held on 12 June 2010.Authors: Ms Juriyah Yatim, RN, MN, Advanced ...
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Speech By Mdm Cynthia Phua, MP for Aljunied GRC, at the World Continence Week 2009

The Society for Continence (Singapore) was honoured to have Mdm Cynthia Phua, Member of Parliament for Aljunied GRC graced a public forum held at the Paya Lebar Kovan Community Club ...
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Tan Tock Seng Hospital Public Education Display

In conjunction with the World Continence Week 2010, a Public Education Display was held at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital for two days from 24-25 June 2010. An installation from ...
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World Continence Week (2009)

The International Continence and its global counterparts launched the first World Continence Week (WCW) in June 2009. WCW is an annual initiative and its primary aim is to raise awareness ...
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Happenings (2009)

In conjunction with the World Continence Week in June 2009, several healthcare organisations held various activities to help create awareness among patients as well as members of public. Following are ...
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