Continence advisory service - Havering and Barking & Dagenham

The Continence Advisory Service delivers a community based bladder/bowel dysfunction service for patients aged 18 years and over. The service is available to patients registered with a Havering or Barking & Dagenham GP.

The Service provides effective clinical care, management and treatment. The Service provides skilled nursing assessment, treatment and advice to people with complex continence needs, including urinary and/or faecal problems with or without incontinence.

It promotes continence and management of symptoms to improve quality of life.

Home visits are available for patients who are unable to leave their home due to medical conditions.

The Continence Advisory Service also manages the continence pad provision and recommends suitable containment products where necessary in complex cases.

People requiring basic continence assessments and pads should be directed to the local District Nursing Service.

The Continence Advisory Service also offers education and training to Health and Care Professionals.

Patient information

Contact details

Continence Advisory Service
South Hornchurch Health Centre
106 Southend Road
Rainham
RM13 7XR

Tel: 0300 300 1686
Email: nem-tr.continenceservicehavering@nhs.net

Opening times: Mon-Fri 8.30am-4.30pm (excluding bank holidays)

Referrals

Referrals are accepted from GPs, Consultants and other Health Care Professionals.

Referrals by email to: nelft.haveringreferrals@nhs.net