Bowel and Bladder service - adults

We are a multi-disciplinary team of Nurses and Physiotherapists who assess and treat a variety of complex bladder, bowel and pelvic floor problems.

The service also provides education, support and advice to other healthcare professionals.

The service is also responsible for the pad service for Devon.

Housebound patients with Bladder and Bowel problems will have their needs assessed by the Community Nursing Team from your local surgery, and all mobile patients are seen in our clinics.

Where to find us

Your healthcare professional will advise where your appointment will take place. Your appointment may take place at one of our outpatient clinics situated within our main hospital sites or within the community.

There are two teams:

Exeter, East, Mid and South Devon including Torbay
01392 208478

North Devon
01392 675336


If you feel you need help with bladder or bowel problems, please ask your GP to refer you to us

For advice regarding a patient please ring your nearest department

Before you come to a bladder and bowel appointment

You will be sent a bladder and bowel diary to be completed prior to your appointment. Please complete the diary following the guidance and return it to us once you have done so. When we have received your completed diary we will send you a letter inviting you to phone in to make your first appointment.

Useful websites

CONfidence app

Do you experience bladder or bowel leakage? You are definitely not alone and there are things you can do to try to improve your symptoms. Even occasional leakage should not be ignored.

The free CONfidence app provides practical help at your fingertips. It brings together trusted and reliable information, informed by national experts providing specialist bladder and bowel care.

Download the CONfidence app and explore the information to help you take control.


Last updated: December 19, 2023.


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