The Continence service provide community continence clinics with support, advice, assessment and treatment, based on individual needs. Patients and service users are offered the choice of home, hospital or clinic venue depending on individual need for their appointment.
Conditions treated include; stress urinary incontinence (SUI); overactive bladder (OAB); mixed urinary symptoms, urinary retention, neuropathic bladder, enuresis, bowel dysfunction including incontinence and constipation.
Services provided at clinics:
- holistic assessment for diagnosis, treatment and evaluation
- bladder scanning
- conservative treatments and interventions
- physiotherapy and biofeedback
- prescribed medication
Who is it for?
The service operates on an open referral basis. Patients are offered the choice of home, hospital or clinic for their appointment.
40 per cent of females wait up to eight years before seeking advice – don’t let that be you!
Are your bladder and bowel symptoms affecting your quality of life or making your job difficult?
Are you not incontinent but ‘leak a bit’?
Are you always aware of where the nearest toilets are? Do you have to rush to the toilet?
Our specialist teams can help you - ask your GP for a referral or contact our teams directly on the numbers below.
Who delivers it?
The service is delivered by specialist continence nurses, who deliver bladder and bowel clinics in community settings.
See below for information about clinics in your area.
Don’t suffer in silence, come talk about your symptoms and start with a positive way forward.
South and Central and West Birmingham
North and East Birmingham
Omnia Residential Home continence assessment
Omnia Residential Home continence re-assessment
West Heath Residential Home continence assessment
West Heath Residential Home continence re-assessment
Monday - West Heath Hospital pm
Tuesday - All Saints Health Centre , all day
Wednesday - Moseley Hall Hospital am
Thursday - Woodgate Valley Health Centre am
Yardley Wood Health Centre pm.
Central and West Birmingham
Tuesday Summerfield Primary Care Centre all day
Greet Health Centre pm
Wednesday Finch Road Primary Care Centre all day
Thursday Soho Health Centre pm
Bladder & Bowel Symptom Clinics (East and North)
Monday pm New Partners in Health
Tuesday am Church Lane Health Centre / Warren Farm Health Centre / Washwood Heath Well Being Centre
Tuesday pm Stockland Green Health Centre
Wednesday pm Leyhill Surgery
Thursday am New Partners in Health
Friday am Church Lane Health Centre.