Specialist Children’s Bladder and Bowel Nursing Team

Supporting and advising children and young people with bladder and bowel dysfunction.

Whitstable and Tankerton Hospital

Hemlingford Bungalow, Northwood Road, Whitstable, Kent CT5 2HN

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Who we are

We are a team of qualified and experienced nurses who support and advise children and young people who suffer with bladder and bowel dysfunction. Our aim it to help them become confident in managing their bladder and bowel difficulties.

What we do

We provide assessments, advice, support and education to children, young people, families, carers, healthcare professionals and professionals in education, social services and the voluntary sector. We organise tests, referrals and follow up appointments as necessary and we can support and advise over the telephone.

How do you use this service?

Children need to be referred by a GP or other healthcare professional.

Your comments

February 2018
Faversham

Very positive and expert advice.

February 2018
Thanet

Lots of support given to me regarding my child.

January 2018
Sittingbourne

Friendly and welcoming. Made my daughter feel at ease.

December 2017
Whitstable

Lots of ideas on how to treat and deal with issue. Interactive with child.

December 2017
Sheppey

We felt listened to and supported. Very friendly and helpful.

December 2017
Herne Bay

Listened to my concerns and very good advice

December 2017
Romney Marsh

Very good, extremely informative and thorough.

December 2017
Deal

Easy to talk to and very helpful. (Young person)

November 2017
Folkestone

Me and my son have been visiting sometime now - very efficient service. Always on time helpful staff. Listen to my concerns and have supported my son very well.

November 2017
Thanet

Mo is very friendly and makes me comfortable. (Child/Young person)

October 2017
Canterbury

We have received so much help my son has progressed so well and we are very happy.

October 2017
Ashford

Very friendly and knowledgable and easy to talk to. Great with my child.

September 2017
Ashford

Very nice people and very helpful.

September 2017
Sheppey

Long term care of my son has been superb - Sara has been incredibly caring and approachable.

September 2017
Romney Marsh

It's been a big help having the support.

August 2017
Ashford

Very helpful and friendly with lots of suggestions on how to help.

August 2017
Sheppey

First class service.

August 2017
Faversham

Was listened to and given good advice. (Child/Young Person)

July 2017
Thanet

She was understanding. (Child/Young Person)

July 2017
Thanet

Easy to get in touch, able to leave a message and know it will be returned. Friendly and helpful team.

July 2017
Canterbury

They were extremely easy to talk to and made you feel very comfortable and not embarrassed and gave very clear easy to understand explanations.

July 2017
Canterbury

The doctor was very kind and found out what's wrong with me. (Child/Young Person)

June 2017
Thanet

Great explanations to children and parents. Lots of reassurance and encouragement given.

June 2017
Canterbury

Very likeable and and professional. Put my child at ease. Knowledgeable.

May 2017
Sheppey

So helpful and feel extremely comfortable. Made my child feel relaxed.

May 2017
Ashford

Staff are excellent and my child's issues have always been dealt with, with helpful information and care.

May 2017
Ash

The lady we saw was very kind and supportive which was lovely to see.

April 2017
Hythe

My daughter's symptoms have greatly improved and the nurse is extremely kind and friendly.

April 2017
Sheppey

Very professional and very reassuring especially when you need it.

April 2017
Ashford

Bowel and bladder team have really helped me out with child. Appreciate all their health.

March 2017
Ashford

Our daughter has responded well to these sessions and has made major improvements to her health.

March 2017
Folkestone

Very helpful and friendly service. All staff also take the time to talk to my child not just talk over him and speak to me, which makes a much more personal service.

March 2017
Thanet

I felt comfortable talking about my worries and was given lots of advice and ideas I wouldn't have thought of. I didn't feel rushed and Andrea was very good with my daughter making her comfortable.

February 2017
Ashford

We have always felt that we have been listened to with great understanding and empathy and kindness. We have had excellent advice.

February 2017
Romney Marsh

Very good, extremely informative and thorough.

February 2017
Thanet

It has really helped having advice and tips for my son and to be spoken to directly and in child friendly language.

February 2017
Dover

The expertise and support we receive is invaluable. Honestly don't know what we'd do without Sara's help.

January 2017
Sheppey

I feel the nurse spoke with my child in a way she would understand and involved my child in all decisions.

January 2017
Ashford

Natalie has been really helpful with our daughter and reassured us on many occasions. She took the time to speak to us on the phone whenever we had a question or query. Big thank you to Natalie.

January 2017
Whitstable

You have been amazing. Great service - me and my son have been treated well and a plan has been made on our first appointment.

December 2016
Sheppey

Friendly, professional. Explains condition and strategies to resolve it. Wasn't only talking to me but involving my son.

December 2016
Ashford

First visit and very happy with the information received, it was very helpful.

December 2016
Canterbury

Very well explained, interaction with my daughter was great.

November 2016
Herne Bay

Very approachable, lots of good advice and tips

November 2016
Whistable

Excellent service and fantastic help.

November 2016
Ashford

I feel really confident about the knowledge shared and am leaving with practical things to do at home to help my child.

October 2016
Sheppey

It has been so helpful with the problems faced and progress has been made that couldn't be achieved before.

October 2016
Folkestone

Very supportive staff. Helpful and practical suggestions.

September 2016
Canterbury

The nurse we saw was excellent, really helpful and gave us good advice.

September 2016
Folkestone

Very reassuring about any queries.

September 2016
Thanet

It's helped my son's issues immeasurably and were very pleased.

August 2016
Thanet

It was nice to have someone who understood the problems we have been having and to be taken seriously.

July 2016
Thanet

Helpful and communication is good.

July 2016
Sheppey

I find them very good and always helped with my daughter's problems

July 2016
Sittingbourne

I feel that my confidence improves when I come here and there's a shop that mum lets me go to after an appointment!

June 2016
Whitstable

Very friendly and knowledgable.

March 2016
Whitstable

Brilliant to talk to someone that understands what me and my child are going through and can give me great advice. Making us both feel at ease.

March 2016
Ashford

I have found this service to be incredibly helpful and supportive. Staff have been very knowledable friendly and supportive.

Jan-16

Knowledgable and friendly. Good communication skills. (Canterbury)

Jan-16

Very helpful and informative. (Thanet)