Manchester Bowel & Bladder Service

Who is the service for?

The bowel & bladder service will provide treatment and care to patients who suffer with urinary incontinence, prostate problems and faecal incontinence.  Advice and management will be given to manage the problem.  Patients can self refer, referred by carers, GP, consultant and other health care professionals 

The continence prescription service if for patients who obtain medical devices such catheters and stoma products on prescription.  Advice and help is available.  Patients can self refer. Referred by carers, GP or consultants and other health care professionals

What does the service provide?

Continence service provides treatment such as pelvic floor exercises, bladder retraining, lifestyle advice.  Examinations of the pelvic floor, prostate are carried out,  Bladder scans and flow rates are undertaken if required

Who will patients meet while under your department/service’s care?

The patients will meet their named nurse who will care from them throughout their treatment.

When is the service available?

The service is available Monday to Friday 08.30 – 16.30.  Excluding Bank holidays

Where is the service provided?

North Manchester General Hospital Room 32, 1st Floor, J Block Delauneys Road Crumpsall M8 5RB

Department Contact details:                 

Tel: 0161 918 4182

Fax Number: 0161 720 2684

Practical Information:

Please bring a sample of urine

Please bring a list of medication

Key Staff/Consultants                              

Jenny Stuart – Continence Nurse Specialist

Susan Smith Continence Prescription Nurse

Kerry Mantle Continence Prescription Nurse

Ivy Zomelo- Continence Service Staff Nurse

Angela Sunderland - Continence Nurse