Continence Service

Incontinence is the involuntary passing of urine and faeces which the individual has difficulty in exercising control. Incontinence can affect people of all ages and gender.

Incontinence can impact on all factors of the individual`s life interpersonal relationships, social interaction, work, financial aspects as well as health, self esteem and psychological well being.

In many instances lifestyle behavioural interventions can greatly improve or reverse symptoms of incontinence.

 

The continence service can support a full comprehensive and holistic assessment by one of our specialist nurses in collaboration with the individual and explore lifestyle behavioural interventions which is person centred tailored to individualised need.

NHS Fife Continence Service can offer: 

  • Advice regarding Bladder/bowel health
  • Advice support with catheter care and intermittent self catheterisation
  • Where appropriate supply NHS containment products
  • If appropriate Referral to other specialist services

 

Referral to the Continence service is through GP, District Nurse or other Health Professional.

The Team

Team Leader                         Christine Watson

Staff Nurse                            Candice Ross

Administration Officer            Angela Kinnear

Address:                                Rosewell Clinic, 2 Ballingry Road, Lochore, Lochgelly, KY5 8 ET

Telephone No:         01592 869924

Email Address:          fife-uhb.communitycontinence@nhs.net


Contacts

For more information contact

NHS Fife, Switchboard 
Tel: 01592 643355
By Post: NHS Fife, Hayfield House Hayfield Road Kirkcaldy Fife KY2 5AH

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