Continence Advisory Service

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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