Urinary Tube Insertion
Get procedures done at home. Save time, money, effort, and eliminate risks of hospital infections
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What is a Urinary Tube?

Indwelling urinary catheter (IDC) is more commonly known as a urinary tube. IDC is used for patients with urinary incontinence (leakage), urinary retention (unable to urinate), or trauma/injury that affects one’s control over urination.

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How does an IDC work?

    The urinary catheter is a hollow, flexible tube that is inserted via the urethra into the bladder to drain out urine. A small balloon is also inflated in the bladder to keep the catheter in place. The other end of the catheter tube leads to a urine bag that is meant to collect the urine.
    Our experienced, certified, and trained nurses will be deployed in the shortest time possible to change an IDC at home with the utmost care and professionalism.

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How can we help?

How can our nurses help?

  • Regular change of the IDC (between 1-3 months, depending on the tube manufacturer)
  • Remove blockage of IDC due to urine residues
  • Fix dislodged IDC
  • Initial insertion of IDC
  • Training of family or helper on daily use and hygiene of the IDC

Note: A doctor’s memo is required to state that the patient is fit and safe for an initial IDC insertion at home

Click the button below to book or contact us at 6717 3737 so that we can assist you.

Prices
Weekdays
92/visit*

by licensed nurses

Weekends
110/visit*

by licensed nurses

*GST is not included.

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Why do urinary tube insertions at home?

Save on hospital visits

Save on hospital visits

Avoid long waits and reduce the risk of infections in the hospital
Comfort and privacy

Comfort and privacy

Nursing procedures can be done in the comfort of your home with the same level of effectiveness as in the hospital
Faster response time

Faster response time

We are able to get a nurse to you in as quickly as 2 hours (urgent charges may apply)
Lower overall cost

Lower overall cost

No hefty ambulance and A&E fees