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Continence

Are you always looking for a toilet?

If so, you are not alone.  In fact 1 in 4 of us have bladder problems. And 1 in 10 of us have bowel problems. 

Bladder and bowel problems in people of working age are more common than you may think.
It is estimated that over 1 in 20 women aged between 15 and 44 years and up to 1 in 7 women aged between 45 and 64 suffer with bladder problems.
Over 1 in 33 men of working age have bladder problems.
It is estimated that 1% of the adult population has bowel problems.

If this is you, help is at hand:

We are a team of continence specialist nurses offering a discreet and confidential service for both men and women.

We understand the impact these problems can have on your everyday life.

We strongly believe that all bladder and bowel problems should be taken seriously and treated.

'I cannot commend the clinic enough. It is marvellous we have this service at all and well done to you all.'

Patient, Coronary Heart Disease / Heart Failure Service, Shotley Bridge Community Hospital