This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing bladder cancer in adults (aged 18 and over) referred from primary care. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
We’ve produced new guidance on delivery of radiotherapy to follow during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is relevant to statement 6 in this quality standard and may help to support using the quality standard during this time.
It does not cover recognising and referring for suspected cancer in primary care, which is covered by NICE’s quality standard on suspected cancer.
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