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Passing urine

If you are concerned about passing urine, you may find the information below helpful.

Macmillan Cancer Support – bladder and bowel problems

Macmillan Cancer Support aims to improve the lives of people affected by cancer by providing practical, medical, emotional and financial support. Produces booklets on different types of cancer and on aspects of living with cancer. 

Freephone helpline – 0808 808 00 00 

Cancer Research UK

Urinary problems in women

Bladder problems following prostate surgery

The Cancer Research UK website has information on different types of cancer and living with cancer. 

Cancer Research UK freephone helpline: 0808 800 4040

Prostate Cancer UK

Click below for information:

Urinary problems after prostate cancer treatment

Toilet cards

You may find it helpful to get a toilet card. This is a card that you can show quickly and easily to staff in shops, pubs and other places. It explains that you have a medical condition and need urgent access to a toilet.

Macmillan produce a free toilet card you can use:https://be.macmillan.org.uk/be/p-25976-macmillan-toilet-card.aspx
The Bladder & Bowel Community also offer a free Just Can’t Wait toilet card and phone app.

If you require any further information please contact the Cancer Information Centre and we will try to help you. 

This page last reviewed19/06/2023