Continence Service

Lincolnshire Specialist Continence Service provides care and support throughout the county to adults experiencing problems with bladder or bowel control.  

The service focuses on improving the patient's health by:

  • Identifying patients' health needs
  • Assessing their condition
  • Individual plan of care
  • Putting appropriate treatment into place
  • Advising and helping carers and health care staff
  • Choice of clinics in various locations

In order for an assessment to take place, you will be required to provide the following information which your nurse will fully explain and help you to complete / collect if necessary: 

  • A patient questionnaire
  • A three day bladder diary
  • A sample of urine
  • A list of current medication
  • Bowel chart if appropriate 

How to be Referred?

You can make a referral by telephone, fax, letter or by completing a referral form (see below). This information may be sent to the designated healthcare professional contact nearest to you dependent upon your location. The healthcare professionals may be contacted as follows:

  • Grantham, Bourne, Stamford and Sleaford (South West Business Unit) telephone 01476 590416 extn 201/ 207 Fax 01476 579037. 
  • Boston, Spalding and Sutton Bridge (South East Business Unit) telephone 01775 652255/ 652278 ; Fax 01775 652358. 
  • Lincoln, Gainsborough (North West Business Unit) telephone 01522 707274, fax 01427 816576. 
  • Louth, Horncastle, Spilsby, Alford and Skegness (North East Business Unit) telephone SPA team on 01507 631377 ; fax 01507 631285. 

 South West Referral Form

South East Referral Form

North West Referral Form

North East Referral Form

For further advice on adults with continence problems ring the local Continence Nurse Specialist from Monday to Friday, between 9 - 5 pm.

  Click here to view the continence service leaflet