Bladder and Bowel Service

The Bladder and Bowel Service (formerly known as The Continence Advisory Service) is a clinic based service specialising in the assessment, treatment & management of the below conditions, by specialist clinician’s;

  • Stress urinary incontinence
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Faecal incontinence or Anal Incontinence
  • Constipation
  • Obstructive defecation
  • Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injuries (OASI)
  • Male pelvic floor dysfunction (LUTS, UI, Bowel dysfunction, post prostate surgery UI)
  • Patients requiring Intermittent self- catheterisation
  • Neurological Bladder and or bowel dysfunction (incomplete emptying, recurrent UTI’s, constipation, faecal incontinence) Conditions include MS/PD/DM & spinal cord injury
  • Lower anterior resection syndrome (LARS) following bowel cancer surgery

The Bladder and Bowel Team:

Melissa Millman – Lead Clinical Specialist Bladder & Bowel Practitioner
Michelle Coetzee – Administrator

Where service is based

Bladder and Bowel Service (formerly Continence Advisory Service)
Room S95 2nd Floor
Epping Forest Unit
St Margaret’s Hospital
Epping
CM16 6TN

Various clinics in west Essex.

Hours of operation

09:00 – 16:30 Monday to Friday

How to contact service

Tel: 01279 827144
Email: epunft.w-essex-cas@nhs.net

How to access the service

Please ask for a referral from any healthcare professional.