Specialist Bladder and Bowel Service

Time to take control of your bladder and bowel ladies and gentlemen!

A bladder or bowel problem is different for every person. 

Incontinence is a unique experience.

This is because it’s a complex issue, often with several factors interacting.

Incontinence is shaped by our different health histories. It flows beneath other health conditions and can react to some medicines taken for these. It might be related to pregnancy and childbirth or prostate surgery, may alter with emotional states such as anxiety, and can be linked to being overweight.

Embarrassing as it is to admit to such problems, it is very common and you are certainly not alone.

Time to take action and contact the dedicated, friendly and knowledgeable specialist team to gain control of the embarrassing leaks and bladder and bowel urgency.

It is common that individuals self-manage; maybe never seeking professional advice that is available to them, sometimes assuming nothing can be done to help.

It is important to know that a lot can be done to cure, treat or manage bladder and bowel problems, which are often difficult to talk about. It is not an inevitable consequence of ageing and there is a much wider choice of treatments, products and management options available to people.

Bladder problems are not uncommon and can affect adults of all ages

Up to six million people in the UK are thought to experience urinary incontinence. There are several types of urinary incontinence; the most common types can include stress, urge, mixed, overflow and functional Incontinence.

Adults can also experience other problems such as bedwetting and constipation.

 

 

We are here to guide you on your journey and help you take control of these symptoms.

We run clinics at St Annes , Bispham, Cleveleys, Garstang and Fleetwood giving you flexibity and the choice as to where you are seen by our specialist dedicated nurses.

Who this service is for

Patients 18 years and above.

You must also be able to safely transfer onto the examination couch for a physical examination and be able to follow a treatment plan.

Patients who are unable to leave their homes will be assessed either by a district nurse/ community nursing team, who are able to see you in your own home.

Using this service

Anyone can use this service that is registered with a GP in Blackpool Wyre and Fylde.

You can self-refer to a clinic by giving us a call.

We will ask you about your condition and we may also contact your doctor to get information about any other medical conditions you might have if you consent to this.