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Continence Management Townsville HHS

Overview

The continence service provides a service to acute urology/continence patients within the tertiary setting.

  • Assists nursing/medical staff with difficult catheterisation.
  • Attends to difficult catheter changes through outpatient clinic booking.
  • Attends to difficult supra pubic catheter changes.
  • Conducts Trial of Void clinic.
  • Provides continuity of care for pre operative and post operative follow up for indwelling catheter management and support.
  • Provides education and ongoing support for urethral dilation
  • Provides education and support for nursing staff with patients post failed TOV
  • Provides patient education and support for clean intermittent self catheterisation.
  • Provides service for intravesical antibiotic treatment.
  • Provides support for bladder retraining.

Location and Contact Details

 LocationSurgical Satellite Clinic, Level 1,
The Townsville Hospital, 100 Angus Smith Drive, Douglas QLD 4814
 Postal AddressInternal Mail Box 79, PO Box 670, Townsville QLD 4810
 Phone

Clinical Nurse: + 61 7 4433 3541
Office Telephone: + 61 7 4433 2769

 Facsimile+61 7 4433 2751
 Hours

8.00am-4.30pm Monday - Friday

Referral Process

May be telephoned or written
Inpatients as requested
Outpatients preferably by appointment though also as requested.

Related Links

Continence Advisory Service

Last updated: 6 November 2017