Community Bladder and Bowel Advisory service

The Community Bladder and Bowel Advisory Service provides a comprehensive and proactive service to meet the needs of adults 19 and over with GPs within the Hastings and Rother, Eastbourne, Hailsham and Seaford that fall under the NHS Sussex areas who have complex continence problems.

The team implements education and training programmes, on all aspects of continence care for health professionals, social services and the independent sector.

The service also provides and manages via an independent contractor, the home delivery service for containment products, supplying adults and residents in care homes.

Accessing the service

Who can access the service?

Anyone over the age of 19.

How do I access the service?

Referrals can be made by General Practioners (GPs), consultants, specialist nurses, district nurses, practice nurses, social services, allied health professionals, health visitors, school nurses, intermediate care services and the independent sector. Patients (and their relatives and carers) can also self-refer.

Where does the service take place?

In clinics and in the community.

Availability of service

The service is available Monday to Friday – 8.30am to 5pm (excluding Bank Holidays).