Our service aims to promote healthy bladder and bowels amongst children and young people. This will help to ensure every opportunity is taken to support a child to achieve their continence potentials, resulting in greater independence and dignity. We recognise that for some children, this is not always the case.
The service follows on from support given by Level 1 health promotion services such as your GP, Health Visitor or School Nurse. They are able to offer basic support prior to referring to us for Level 2 specialist services, and ongoing care if required.
The service currently accepts referrals for children and young people under a GP within East Sussex; referrals come from GP’s, School Health teams, Health visitors, and Paediatricians.
We also offer support to nurses in special needs schools, who run their own nurse-led clinics for management of continence, whilst also working in close partnership with wider agencies.
Our clinics are held throughout East Sussex. We endeavour to make clinic locations as convenient as possible.