This quality standard covers managing urinary incontinence in women (aged 18 and over). It covers assessment, care and treatment options. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

It does not cover urinary incontinence in women with neurological disease.

Keeping quality standards up to date

We checked this quality standard in 2017. The source guidance on urinary incontinence in women is being updated and we are assessing what changes will need to be made to the quality standard.

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