October 2020: This quality standard was updated and statements prioritised in 2013 were replaced.
Statements are marked as:
[new 2020] if the statement covers a new area for quality improvement
[2013, updated 2020] if the statement covers an area for quality improvement included in the 2013 quality standard and has been updated.
Statements numbered 1 and 5 in the 2013 version have been updated and are included in the updated quality standard, marked as [2013, updated 2020].
Statements from the 2013 version that are still supported by the evidence may still be useful at a local level, and are listed in the quality statements section.
The 2013 quality standard for heavy menstrual bleeding is available as a pdf.