Teaching of Intermittent Self Catheterisation

Teaching of Intermittent Self Catheterisation

Before we begin

Please read the criteria below

We are happy to take clinic referrals for advice on the management of the following problems:

  • Long term bladder and/or bowel incontinence
  • Bladder dysfunction such as urine urgency / urine frequency/ stress incontinence
  • Bowel dysfunction such as chronic constipation, irritable bowel syndrome or other bowel conditions
  • Vaginal prolapse with associated continence issues
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction with associated continence issues
  • 3rd or 4th degree tears of the perineum and continence problems associated with child birth
  • Trial without catheter where the patient needs to be taught intermittent self-catheterisation
  • Urethral Stricture Therapy
  • We do not take referrals for the following:

  • Individuals who are not registered with a Kirklees GP practice
  • Individuals with a learning disability or difficulty and are registered with a North Kirklees GP practice
  • Individuals receiving nursing care within a registered care home
  • Children under the age of 18 years old
  • Individuals leaking blood, mucus or debris from the rectum or vagina
  • Trial without catheters
  • Catheterisation or catheter care
  • Urodynamics
  • Bladder instillations
  • Lack of sensation during sexual intercourse
  • Pre-operative assessment and or suitability for Intermittent catheterisation
  • We are happy to provide Health Care Professionals with telephone advice for the following:

  • The management of long term urethral catheterisation and associated problems
  • Interpreting post void bladder scan results
  • Intermittent catheterisation programmes for the management of stricture therapy or incomplete bladder emptying
  • Interpreting urine residual volumes following intermittent catheterisation
  • The effective use of containment products
  • We are happy to provide individuals with telephone advice for the following:

  • Intermittent catheterisation programmes for the management of stricture therapy or incomplete bladder emptying
  • Interpreting urine residual volumes following intermittent catheterisation
  • Purchasing continence products such as containment pads, bed protection and functional aids eg urinals and adapted clothing

  • All general enquires should be made via our Single Point of Contact by calling 030 304 5555.

    You can download our service criteria and some general information about our service below:

  • Locala Continence Advisory Service Referral Criteria (PDF)
  • Patient Guide - FAQs (PDF)
  • Useful information about the Continence and Pelvic Health Clinics (PDF)
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    Please provide the reason why ISC is required

    Please note we do not take referrals for teaching ISC prior to surgical procedures