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2021 UGSA ASM & AGM

2021 Urogynaecological Society of Australasia Annual Scientific & Annual General Meeting   Wednesday 17 November – Saturday 20 November 2021 On behalf of the UGSA ASM Organising Committee and UGSA Board we are pleased to announce that the 2021 UGSA ASM & AGM is scheduled to be held at the Australian National Maritime Museum Sydney. […]

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World Continence Week 2021

  World Continence Week (WCW) is a health campaign run by the World Federation For Incontinence and Pelvic Problems (WFIPP) to raise awareness of incontinence related issues. This year it takes place from the 21 – 27 June and during the week the WFIPP highlights the impact urinary incontinence can have on our life and […]

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And the 2020 UGSA ASM Abstract winner is….

Congratulations to the 2020 UGSA ASM Abstract Winner Dr Yvonne Wong Dr Yvonne Wong is a fourth year Obstetrics & Gynaecology resident in KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore. Graduating in 2014 from the National University of Ireland.  Dr Wong winning abstract is entitled “The use of Mirabegron for the treatment of overactive bladder: Efficacy, […]

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IUGA ACROSS THE WORLD CHALLENGE

IUGA Across the World Challenge 12 people Walk/Run/Cycle/Swim  Auckland to London      16,500 miles July 1-December 31, 2020   The idea of this challenge is to walk, run, swim or cycle, as a team, from the home of the IUGA Past President, Lynsey Hayward in Auckland, New Zealand, to the home of current IUGA President, Ranee Thakar, London, UK. […]

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UGSA Surgical Guidelines during COVID-19 pandemic

Friday, 27 March 2020 URGENT MESSAGE TO ALL UGSA MEMBERS Dear UGSA members, We are writing to advise you that from 11.59pm tonight, 27 March 2020, all semi-urgent Category 2 and all Category 3 elective surgical procedures will be suspended at all surgical hospitals. These guidelines are developed by UGSA as a general guide to […]

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Credentialing Guidelines for Implant and Removal of Transvaginal Mesh

A Message to Members from Dr John Short, UGSA Chair

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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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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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