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2006/049 New NICE guidelines launched to improve treatment and care for millions of women suffering in silence

New guidelines to improve the care and treatment for millions of women suffering from a hidden and distressing condition are launched today (25 October). The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and the National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health have published a clinical guideline on the best way to manage urinary incontinence (UI) in women. The recommendations advise on the diagnosis of UI, effective treatments for women with this condition, as well as expected competencies of surgeons performing procedures.

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