The outpatient Urogynaecology Clinic sees women who are experiencing urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse or lower urinary tract disorders. It offers a range of investigations and treatments for overactive bladder, stress urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, both simple and complex, interstitial cystitis, recurrent urinary tract infections, perineal trauma, psycho-sexual counselling (provided by a female consultant) and urinary voiding dysfunction. You can be referred to this clinic from your GP, another hospital consultant or from other continence service providers.
Location & clinic times
At Liverpool Women’s Crown Street site, the outpatient Urogynaecology Clinic is located on the ground floor in the main outpatient area and in the urodynamic department. These clinics are held on Monday between 1pm and 4.30pm, on Tuesday between 11am and 5pm, on Wednesday between 9am and 12.30pm and on Friday between 9am and 5pm.
At the Aintree Centre for Women’s Health, they are held in gynaecology outpatients on the ground floor. These clinics are held on a Thursday between 9am and 5pm.
What will happen
- When we receive a referral for this clinic, we will send you an appointment letter with a date and time to attend the clinic. Depending on your condition, we may send you a bladder diary to complete and an instruction letter for you to complete an on-line questionnaire about your symptoms and quality of life, known as an ePAQ questionnaire.
- A consultation consists of a urine test, weight and height assessment, a full medical history and physical examination.
- If you need to have urodynamic investigations, you will be given information before you leave about which tests are required and an appointment will be arranged for you.
If you need to rearrange or cancel your appointment, please contact outpatients on 0151 702 4185, between 8.30am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. An answer machine is available out of hours. If you require any clinical information about your outpatients’ appointment please ring 0151 702 4319 or 0151 702 4321.