Who are we?
We are a team of specialist nurses who provide assessment for continence problems, and we initiate conservative continence treatments where they are appropriate
We run clinics county-wide and see patients in their own home as appropriate.
- Assessment of Pelvic Floor tone
- Bladder screening
- Uroflowmetry (checking the flow of urine)
Our interpretation of these results guides the implementation of appropriate treatment pathways:
- Bladder retraining
- Clinical assessment in a clinic environment or home visits for the housebound
- Fluid advice
- General lifestyle advice
- Initiating Intermittent self-catheterisation
- Pelvic floor treatment programme
- Training and education
- Urinary and bowel voiding techniques
The people we see
- Patients of all ages that are having problems with their bladder or bowels
- Adults with bladder and or bowel problems or symptoms of
Referrals can be made by healthcare professionals to include:
- Hospital staff
- Nursing and residential homes
- Social Services
Patients can also make self referrals - and should contact the service directly - using the contact details on the right.
What you should bring with you
If you are attending a clinic you should bring the following completed paperwork as requested in your appointment confirmation letter:
- Bladder Diary
- Symptom Profile Form
- IPPS Form (men only)
Frequently asked questions
- Do I have to come to Telford for an appointment?
You can choose a clinic venue that is closest to you from across the county.
- Why have I been referred?
You have been referred by your health professional because we need to conduct some investigations on your bladder or because you have some symptoms or problems relating to your bladder or bowel that we can help