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Who is this service for?

Our Bladder and Bowel Service can support the following

  • People aged 18 years and over
  • Those registered with a Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire GP
  • Those able to attend a clinic to be assessed
  • Families, carers healthcare staff and internal/external health care staff that require advice and support for people’s continence needs
  • Complex housebound individuals who have bladder and bowel problems, often in partnership with community nurses.
  • We also support adults and staff who reside within Nursing and care homes. Referral information for care home professionals can be found to the right

How is continence managed?

  • Lifestyle and dietary changes
  • Pelvic floor exercises
  • Bladder re-training
  • Exercise programmes to strengthen the muscles that control the bowel
  • Medication
  • Appliances/equipment

What do we do?

Our team of specialist staff are trained and experienced in assessing and treating bladder and bowel problems. The service works to promote healthy bladder and bowel function. Where we are unable to improve bladder or bowel issues, we will support you in managing the symptoms in a way that is best for you.

 

How do I access this service?

This service can be accessed through your GP, who can make a referral to the service.

I’m a clinician – how do I make a referral to this service?

Referral information and other clinical guidance can be found on the Integrated Care System’s Remedy site:

Bladder and Bowel Services on Remedy

Service provided by Sirona
Bladder and Bowel Service

Castlewood
Tickenham Road
Clevedon
North Somerset
BS21 6FW
Contact
Tel: 01275 885185

Opening hours
Monday to Friday
8.30am-4.30pm.

Email: Sirona.bladderandbowel@nhs.net

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