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The Bladder and Bowel service - East Lancashire & Blackburn with Darwen


Formerly called the Continence Service, The Bladder and Bowel Service provides a specialist nursing assessment, treatment and management service for those individuals experiencing bladder and bowel incontinence and chronic bladder and bowel conditions from the age of 4 years old.

Address and contact information

Bladder and Bowel Service, Accrington Victoria Hospital, Haywood Road, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 6AS
01254359339 - paediatric service, 01254 359129 - adult service

The Bladder and Bowel Service is available to residents of East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen who are registered with a local GP practice.

Adults - If you are female, you do not need to see your GP to make a referral to us; however, we do ask that males visit their GP for a prostate health review and ask that the GP makes the referral.

Adults’ referrals can be emailed to:

Children - aged 17 years and younger may be referred by their Health Visitor, School Nurse, GP or Consultant and parent/guardian. The Bladder and Bowel Service has provided referral documents for health care professionals to complete in order to refer in to the service; however, parents/guardians may telephone or email the service to make a referral.

Send email 01254359339 - paediatric service 01254 359129 - adult service

Local Offer

Local Offer Age Bands
0-4 years old
5-11 years old
11-16 years old
16-19 years old