• Adult Continence Promotion Services - 626718 - Full holistic assessment to promote continence, identify issues that may be the cause of incontinence and refer to other health professionals for further investigation and treatment as required. Appropriate aids and products are provided to manage intractable incontinence, based on clinical need. The service is a source of expert advice and support for other healthcare professionals working within a multi-disciplinary team, family and carers.

Any person over the age of 19 with a bladder or bowel issue who is resident in St Helens and has a St Helens GP can access the service. Patients can self refer, carers/family member can refer with the patients consent, over the phone. GPs and other health professionals can also refer - including social services. There is no charge for this service.

For weblink to Bridgewater NHS website, click here For referral form, click here

• COMMODE HIRE - Red Cross - 01925 229740 - £20 Deposit, £5 to purchase pan. Open Mon, Wed, Fri for collection. Maximum one month hire. Need proof of address when collecting items

• TENA -  - Can order goods online, discreet service. Endorsed by St.Helens&Halton NHS

THE BLADDER AND BOWEL FOUNDATION - 0845 345 0165 - UK Charity providing information and support for people with bladder and bowel disorders, their carers and families. Have a full product directory, information sheets and chat room and support forums. Also have an 'ask the expert' section and a directory of Continence Clinics.




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