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provides assessment, conservative treatment and review for bladder and bowel
problems, usually including incontinence for housebound men and women, in their
own homes and in residential care. Advice is given to patients and/or to carers
and provision of continence products (pads) when appropriate. Community Nurses
manage initial assessment for patients who they visit, the Continence Team then
review. The specialist Learning Disability continence nurse provides a service
for patients with moderate and severe Learning Disability.
Who is your service provided for?
living in North East Essex, or served by a GP in NE Essex, who have bladder
and/or bowel problems and who cannot get to a clinic.
When is the service provided?
5pm Monday to Friday.
How do you access the service?
from GPs, other health and social care professionals, or just phone and
To refer a patient, click on the icon below to access the Community Gateway.