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SPHERE Bladder and Bowel Service

The NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde SPHERE Bladder and Bowel Service provides a professional, caring, confidential and supportive approach to people with bladder or/and bowel symptoms. The aim of the team is to promote continence by empowering the individual to self manage their symptoms by teaching behavioural and lifestyle changes that can promote bladder and bowel health. To support the individual, the service has two specially trained teams across the city. These teams include specialist nurses and physiotherapists who can advise and support the individual on improving their bladder or/and bowel symptoms or prevent any deterioration by facilitating and providing rehabilitative treatments.

If you wish to be referred to our service please contact your GP, who will arrange the referral for you. 

Gastro Colic Reflex.pdf


Click here to find out more about the Gastro Colic Reflex  Laxatives can be a very useful treatment for constipation but must be monitored closely alongside a daily bowel review.  The video above shows how regular monitoring and adjusting dosage can impact on quality of life.