Hassan's Remarkable Recovery

Posted by Helene Skoog, September 5 2017

The doctors attending to Hassan had not heard from him in a long time; with his extensive injuries and constant battling of infection, they feared the worse. But the most remarkable recovery had occurred. This is how it happened…

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Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

5 ways to prevent catheter-associated UTI

Posted by Helene Skoog, January 13 2016

If you feel a burning pain when you pee, you might have a bladder infection. Most people who use catheters have experienced this unwelcome condition at least once, and it's tiresome to know that you most likely will get another one later on. 

But there are ways to avoid UTIs. Here are the best tips from some real experts— the European Association of Urology Nurses.


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Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC)

How do I know that I have UTI?

Posted by Helene Skoog, January 7 2016

Recurrent urinary tract infections are painful and tiresome. And sadly it is an unwelcome companion for many people using catheters. But there are differences between the various therapies.

Bacteria has entered the bladder via the catheter and invaded the bladder wall, which cause symptoms.

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Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC)

How to prevent your Urinary Tract Infections (UTI's)

Posted by Helene Skoog, August 26 2015

Get help preventing Urinary Tract Infections with our new App!

Do you use urinary catheters and suffer from Urinary Tract Infections (UTI's)? What can you do? We have created an app that gives preventative advice.

The app

We have created an app that gives preventative advice. It is intended for those who wish to learn more about CIC in general and how to prevent UTI´s specifically.

Boost your knowldedge of UTI and do the STOP-UTI check to get personal recommendations on how you can prevent UTI's

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Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Modern day urinary catheters are changing the way we live

Posted by Helene Skoog, August 26 2015

Leading the way in CIC education and UTI prevention, Wellspect HealthCare was featured on an episode of award-winning morning show The Balancing Act® airing on Lifetime® Television.

Wellspect HealthCare on the Balancing Act TV

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Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC)