CC43 Guideline for Digital Rectal Examination and/or Digital Removal of Faeces


Category
Physical Health Services (Policies)
Code
CC43
Issue No
2

Target Audience

All clinical staff

Purpose

This policy is intended to serve as an evidence based guide for Community Registered Nurses employed by Cheshire and Wirral Partnership, in how to perform a digital rectal examination and digital removal of faeces . Please note this guideline is intended for adult patients only.

Origin

Lead executive
Director of Nursing, Therapies and Patient Partnership

Authors details
Community Continence and Urology Service - 0151 488 8230


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

20 June 2017

Approval Meeting

Neighbourhood-Based Care Group


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