Continence Advisory Service

COVID-19 – Service updates

We are regularly updating the information for each service as we step up more and more. This page will be updated as soon as possible. In the meantime if you have a specific query please contact the service directly for more information.

Thank you

Newton Abbot Hospital

Tel: 01626 324685

The South Devon Continence Advisory Services is managed by Devon Primary Care Trust.


This is a comprehensive service, including teaching and training in the NHS and private sector, research and trial of products, home visiting and continence clinic sessions for people with incontinence problems run by a qualified specialist nurse. It offers:

  • Assessment of incontinence problems
  • Management of both faecal and urinary incontinence
  • Selection of appropriate incontinence aids
  • Pelvic floor education and use of pelvic cones
  • Cystitis counselling
  • Advice on enuresis and encopresis
  • Pre and post prostatectomy advice
  • Teaching intermittent self-catheterisation
  • Catheter care advice
  • Flow rate service
  • Bladder scanning for prostatism

Clinics are held at Newton Abbot Hospital (Tuesday am, Thursday am and pm); Brixham, Dartmouth, Dawlish, Paignton, Teignmouth, Torquay (Castle Circus), Totnes.

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