4 Tips for adopting the Peristeen transanal irrigation system

4 Tips for adopting the Peristeen transanal irrigation system

NHS contributors to this resource considered the following to be important:

  • Representation from relevant members of the multi-disciplinary team on the implementation group.

  • Finding out if Peristeen is already in use in other teams locally to identify learning or collaboration opportunities.

  • Adopting Peristeen as part of an integrated care pathway between specialists and primary care, including agreement about who takes responsibility for long-term ongoing support, monitoring and prescribing.

  • Formalising funding through the integrated care pathways to allow coordinated funding and provision of transanal irrigation services.

  • Approved training for staff in assessing, starting and supporting the use of Peristeen.

  • Support for patients and carers from suitably trained healthcare professionals.


This page was last updated: 28 January 2019