Bladder and Bowel Care Service

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The Bladder and Bowel Care Service is a nurse-led team, providing assessment, treatment and support to adults and children with bowel and bladder problems.

Conditions that can be treated by this service include:

  • Overactive bladder
  • Functional, stress and urge incontinence
  • Faecal incontinence
  • Neurological bladder and bowel incontinence
  • Nocturia
  • Nocturnal enuresis
  • Constipation.

This service teaches pelvic floor exercises, bladder drill, intermittent catheterisation, toilet training and provide products to manage incontinence.

Useful information for maintaining healthy bladder and bowel habits is available here.

Islington Clinics are held at: 

  • Partnership Primary Care Centre, 331 Camden Road, London N7 0SL 
  • Hornsey Rise Health Centre, 80 Hornsey Rise, London N19 3YU 
  • River Place Health Centre, River Place, Essex Road, London N1 2SE
  • Northern Health Centre, 580 Holloway Road, London N7 6LB (children)

Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

  • Must be an Islington resident 
  • Aged 5+ years, for day or night bladder problems
  • Aged 3+ years, for help with ongoing management to constipation and or delayed toileting

Exclusions

  • Children aged <3 years

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs, Nurses, Healthcare professionals

Directly by telephone
EMIS form

Referral methods: Email

A referral form can be found in ISL EMIS under
ISL global documents > [foldername] > [form name]
e: arti.centralbooking@nhs.net

Self-referral

A self-referral form is available on the WH website

e: arti.centralbooking@nhs.net
t: 020 3316 8401


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