provides Specialist Nurses who will accept referrals from NHS professionals
to support their patients. Each nurse is qualified and competent to carry out bladder
scanning and patient assessment as well as giving advice and training on all Drug
Tariff products. Written communication will always be sent to the referrer following
every patient assessment.
Our nurses can also offer educational study days and / or nursing support for ISC,
Indwelling catheters, sheath assessment and FemSoft. Our nurses will also do joint
visits with Healthcare professional if requested.
The Bard Medical Nurse Advice Line aims to meet the needs of patients and their
families, providing confidential, independent advice on all aspects of Continence
Care. Our nurses have an in depth understanding of Continence management and regularly
update themselves in accordance with NMC guidelines. Clinical advice given includes
trouble shooting of problems associated with urinary sheaths, indwelling catheters
and drainage systems, intermittent self catheterisation and dilatation.
The Bard Medical Nurse Advice Line provides a service for healthcare professionals.
Our nurses are specialists in the field of continence, with an abundance of experience
within the NHS. Therefore, they are well placed to provide advice and/or support
and answer any queries you might have. You can also request Bard product samples,
patient DVD’s and product information to be sent direct to patients free of charge.
ISC Teaching Support
The Bard Medical Nurse can send your patients an educational DVD and patient
information booklet to prepare them before you teach them self-catheterisation.
Feedback from patients shows that these items help to familiarise and explain the
process of Intermittent Self Catheterisation in patient friendly terms. Feedback
from ISC teachers shows that prior familiarity reduces the time it takes to teach
ISC and patients are more prepared to learn how to catheterise when their appointment
The Bard Medical Nurse Advice Line is available from 9am to 5pm.
Monday to Friday
(excluding weekends and bank holidays).
This is NOT an emergency line.
"Give us a ring, we look forward to speaking with you"
0808 168 4048
Best of all, these nursing services are approved by the NHS and complimentary of
Bard Ltd through Script Easy at no cost to you or the NHS
DVD AND BOOKLET DELIVERY:
To request ISC DVD’s for delivery direct to patients:
1. Ring the free phone number – 0808 168 4048
2. Request items required from our nurse advisor OR leave a message on our secure,
confidential message service
3. Provide patient name and address
4. Our nurse will then arrange delivery of items direct to the patient.
For Bard medical Product Information please visit: www.Bardmedical.co.uk