Who are we?
The only one of its kind in the world. We are a centre that can and will provide approximately 10,000 patients an accessible, coordinated and integrated system of care annually. Our multi-focused centre combines patient care, health professional education and fundamental research which is a model of integrated health care. Our clinical staff includes physicians, surgeons, registered nurses, pessary nurse, nurse continence advisors, physiotherapists and clerks work congruently to prevent, educate, research, diagnose, and treat lower urinary symptoms.
What services do we offer?
Our clinic provides the following services:
- urodynamics testing
- cystoscopy procedure
- pelvic floor retraining
- nurse continence advisor education sessions
- self catheterization teaching
- posterior tibial nerve stimulation treatments
- video urodynamic testing
- pessary fitting
- flow rates
Approximately 5.3 million Canadians, including nearly 60,000 people in the Lower Mainland, suffer from urinary incontinence and bladder issues, according to Canadian Continence Foundation (2015). The number of patients who suffer from bladder problems are expected to double in the next 10-15 years, as the population ages and grows in Greater Vancouver.
How do I access this program?
To access our programs and specialized healthcare providers, you will need a doctor’s referral. A completed referral form may then be faxed to our clerks. Please have your family doctor, specialist or walk-in-clinic physician complete our referral form, prior to being booked for an appointment at our centre.