Continence Service

Continence Service Liverpool Spire Hospital

Many people have bladder or bowel needs and are not sure how to access clinical advice or treatment

It's estimated that three million people in the UK have continence problems with only 10% seeking professional help. Continence problems are common and affect people of all ages.

About Spire Liverpool Hospital's Continence Service

Spire Liverpool Hospital’s continence service provides assessment for adults with bladder or bowel needs. Many people have bladder or bowel needs and are not sure how to access clinical advice or treatment.

Incontinence can have distressing social consequences on those affected and their carers and this can result in psychological and social problems. Incontinence is not a disease, but a symptom of an underlying cause.

With the right care at Spire Liverpool Hospital, incontinence is often cured, improved or better managed to help the individual to retain dignity and independence. Our continence service aims to help and support patients as much as possible whilst they are dealing with incontinence.

The Continence Service Aims To:

  • Provide individual consultation aimed at identifying the specific cause of incontinence
  • Promote continence through healthy bladder and bowel advice at every opportunity
  • Provide a range of diagnostic tests which include ultrasound bladder scanning/flow tests/pelvic floor muscle assessment
  • Act as a resource for specialist information
  • Alleviate incontinence using a range of treatment options including:
         • Bladder retraining
         • Pelvic floor re-education
         • Enuresis Alarms
         • Clean self catheterisation
         • Timed toileting
         • Bowel management programmes
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