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 Home Delivery Service can offer you expert advice about catheter care and help you find the right products to manage your condition.

For more information on catheter care and products delivered reliably to your door, call our Home Delivery Team on 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…