continence services

continence services

A generic term for services for people with faecal or urine incontinence, which are generally coordinated by a nurse professional with expertise in managing issues related to disposables, urgency and counseling patients on bladder and bowel control and issues related to a potentially stigmatising condition.
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Our first step should be to encourage clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) to commission integrated, joined-up, community-based paediatric continence services.
North Wales Member, Mark Isherwood said: "Continence is one of the biggest issues for members of the 18 charities that, with Shine Cymru, developed the report 'Improving Continence Services in Wales: A Call to action To the Welsh Government and Local Health Boards.
A NORTH East MP has called for improvements in paediatric continence services to help ensure children who experience problems with their blad der or bowel have access to effective services.
Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust requires portable bladder scanning equipment for specialist continence nurses and continence services.
And in Warrington, community continence services will be tendered, Labour''s freedom of information requests to soon-to-be-scrapped primary care trusts (PCTs) revealed.
Karen Logan, Nurse Consultant and head of Continence Services for Gwent NHS Healthcare Trust said "Incontinence still has a huge stigma attached to it and many patients feel isolated and suffer in silence with it for many years.
Ann Yates, director of continence services for Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust, and her staff were one of only five departments shortlisted out of hundreds of entries from across the UK.
You can discuss continence services and surgery with your GP.
The unit is available on loan from some local continence services and from some physiotherapy services.
A final chapter is directed toward the advanced practice nurse who works collaboratively to provide continence services.
The NHS spends over Au242 million on continence services and adoption of TVT would save the NHS Au1.
The work will build on existing progress at Walsgrave, which has included having lead nurses who have dramatically reduced the incidence of pressure sores, and improved continence services and nutrition.