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Pelvic and Maternal Health Physiotherapy (Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Contact: Claire Howlett - Physiotherapy Service Lead
Address: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Colney Lane

Helpline / Referrals (24hr answerphone): 01603 287 130
Main Hospital Switchboard: 01603 286 286
Out of Hours Telephone:: 01603 287 130 (obstetric): 01603 286994 (pelvic health)

Specialist physiotherapists provide a service to women who have pelvic girdle pain, back pain or other musculoskeletal problems in their pregnancy and for three months after birth, for women booked to deliver at NNUH. The service also sees men and women who have pelvic floor muscle dysfunction, including urinary/faecal incontinence, urogenital prolapse, pelvic pain including vulvodynia and vaginismus. A paediatric continence service is available for day and night time urinary symptoms and is accessed via a consultant referral. Male service for men who have had a radical prostatectomy

Interpretation, translation and chaperone services can be arranged by staff, for users of this service.

Looking after your bladder, bowel and pelvic floor when you have a baby publication.
Wrist and hand pain during and after pregnancy publication
Pelvic pain publication

Age Range: Any age group
Target Groups: Men, Mother / Pregnant women, Women
Related Services: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Contacts and Communications (Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Referral Procedure: Any pregnant woman who will be delivering at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital can self refer, or be referred by any member of her healthcare team, during pregnancy and for up to 3 months afterwards.

All other referrals must be written referrals from a healthcare professional.
How Service is Delivered: Outpatient clinics at NNUH including virtual and face to face appointments
Opening Times: NNUH Monday to Friday, 8.30 a.m - 4.30 p.m. Will always be answerphone but will get checked throughout the day
Parking and Transport: Onsite parking spaces are available in the hospital public car parks at an additional cost. You can get to this service using public or community transport.
Access and Facilities: Wheelchair accessible lift and toilet.
Compliments / Complaints: The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) can listen to your issues, concerns, compliments or suggestions, resolve problems where possible, and feed back to services to aid service development.
To provide feedback about a Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals (NNUH) service, please contact the PALS team on 01603 289036 or 01603 289045, or by email.
Locations Served: All Norfolk and Waveney
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Last updated: 22/08/2022    Last full review: 22/08/2022

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