This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing urinary tract infection in adults (aged 16 and over), including adults using urinary catheters. It includes assessment, antibiotic treatment and referral for specialist assessment. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
NICE has also published a quality standard for urinary tract infection in children and young people.
Keeping quality standards up to date
We check our quality standards every August to make sure they are up to date.