• The technology described in this briefing is QuickChange Incontinence Wrap. It is for men with urinary incontinence.

  • The innovative aspects are that it prevents contact between urine and the skin and can be changed in under 30 seconds without lifting or rolling the person.

  • The intended place in therapy would be as an alternative to catheters and adult briefs.

  • The main points from the evidence summarised in this briefing are from 1 study (1 observational study) including a total of 30 men in hospital. It shows that QuickChange Incontinence Wrap is more effective than current incontinence care for men, including adult briefs and Foley catheters.

  • Key uncertainties around the evidence or technology is that QuickChange was only piloted in 1 hospital and not in any care homes or home care settings. Also, evidence came from 1 observational pilot study done in the US, which was only a conference abstract.

  • The cost of QuickChange Incontinence Wrap is between £0.77 and £1.08 per unit (excluding VAT). The resource impact would be as an alternative to standard care, which costs between £0.42 and £1.27 for adult briefs, and between £5.40 and £11.57 for catheters. There are indirect costs associated with adult briefs and catheters that are not relevant to QuickChange Incontinence Wrap.