Catheter Care

Catheter Care

Welcome to our catheter care section. Here you will find helpful information and advice on your catheter and how to use it.

The Bladder & Bowel Catheter Nurse Service can offer you expert advice from a specialist urology nurse about catheter care to help you find the right care plan and products to better manage your condition.

You can book a FREE catheter review, available over the phone by visiting our Catheter Nurse Service section, or calling 0800 031 5406.

Catheters & Accessories

A catheter is a thin tube which is used to drain urine from the bladder. Catheters are used as a management aid by people who cannot empty their bladder properly. There are three main types of catheters intermittent catheters,…

Suprapubic Catheter

What is a suprapubic catheter? A suprapubic catheter is a hollow flexible tube that is used to drain urine from the bladder. It is inserted into the bladder through a cut in the tummy, a few inches below the navel (tummy button). This is…

Intermittent Self Catheterisation

Intermittent self-catheterisation (ISC) is used to treat bladders that do not empty fully. You will be taught how to insert a urinary catheter into your bladder by a health professional – this can be done in a hospital, clinic or at…