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TGA Action Plan for Medical Devices

Media release, April 2019 Progress towards safe and effective treatment for urinary incontinence. For ten years the Urogynaecological Society of Australia (UGSA) has been a leader in promoting optimal conservative and surgical treatment of female urinary incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction. More than 150,000 women in Australia and New Zealand have benefited from a mid-urethral […]

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  A conversation with Dr Jenny King, Former Chair UGSA – March 2019   Georgia Main:               Well, Dr. Jenny King, you are the Chair at UroGynaecological Society of Australasia. You’re the outgoing chair, end of your two-year term. How would you describe the last couple of years? Dr Jenny King:               Look, this has been a difficult […]

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Opening the Door to Pelvic Floor

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Health Minister Welcomes Guests to UGSA’s 10th Annual Scientific Conference

“Well, welcome everybody to the UGSA Conference. I’m sorry I can’t be with you in person, but I deeply appreciate your work. I want to acknowledge Dr. Jenny King and Professor Malcolm Fraser and so many of you who are committed to the health of women in your work. In terms of our challenges we […]

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10th Annual Scientific Conference, Media Release

The Urogynaecological Society of Australasia (UGSA) will welcome national and international experts to their 10th annual scientific meeting on the Gold Coast from 20 to 23 March. UGSA chair Dr Jenny King said the society was delighted to have such a range of respected speakers from Australia and overseas. “UGSA is focussed on caring for […]

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Nicole sat on a chair for half an hour. She says it cured her stress incontinence.

Since having her fourth child, Nicole suffered from stress incontinence. It wasn’t severe, but still caused her problems. Her youngest is now five and she’s plodded along, accepting it as a normal part of her life. “I get up throughout the night to go the bathroom and think nothing of it. The kids have made fun […]

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Celebrate World Physiotherapy Day

#ChoosePhysio for bladder health   Each year, on 8 September, we celebrate World Physiotherapy Day—a global event recognising the incredible role physiotherapists play in the community and the relationships they have with their patients. Physiotherapists are health professionals who have a key role in helping people with long-term conditions achieve their goals, fulfil their potential […]

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