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Bladder & Bowel Health

Our Bladder and Bowel Health Service has practitioners with specialist knowledge of bladder and bowel problems and pelvic floor muscle rehabilitation.

Education and self-management is a key part of the way we work so patients have a better understanding of how to manage their condition and improve symptoms.

Treatment includes:

  • Bladder re-training
  • Pelvic floor muscle exercises
  • Neuromuscular electro-stimulation therapy / biofeedback therapy
  • Bladder emptying techniques
  • Intermittent self catheterisation
  • Medication advice
  • Management techniques
  • Behaviour modification and lifestyle changes
  • Bowel management regimes
  • Anal sphincter exercises
  • Trans-anal irrigation

The Bladder and Bowel Health team also offer telephone advice and formal training programmes for other healthcare professionals.

Referral Criteria
  • Patients aged 18 or over
  • Registered with a Hull or East Riding GP

Referrals can be made via a GP or Health Professional, or patients can self-refer.