This guideline covers assessing and managing urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women aged 18 and over. It also covers complications associated with mesh surgery for these conditions.
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.
This guideline covers assessing and managing urinary incontinence in children, young people and adults with neurological disease. It aims to improve care by recommending specific treatments based on what symptoms and neurological conditions people have.
Evidence-based recommendations on intramural urethral bulking procedures for stress urinary incontinence in women
Evidence-based recommendations on single-incision short sling mesh insertion for stress urinary incontinence in women
Evidence-based recommendations on extraurethral (non-circumferential) retropubic adjustable compression devices for stress urinary incontinence in women
This guideline covers managing lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men over 18. It aims to improve the quality of life for men with LUTS by recommending which assessments they should receive, and when conservative management, drug treatment and surgery can help.
This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing lower urinary tract symptoms in men (aged 18 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
Evidence-based recommendations on infracoccygeal sacropexy using mesh to repair uterine (womb) prolapse in women
Evidence-based recommendations on retrograde uretral sphincterometry (to test urethral function)
Evidence-based recommendations on bone-anchored cystourethropexy for treating stress urinary incontinence in women
Evidence-based recommendations on infracoccygeal sacropexy using mesh to repair vaginal vault prolapse in women
This guideline covers assessing and managing faecal incontinence (any involuntary loss of faeces that is a social or hygienic problem) in people aged 18 and over. It aims to ensure that staff are aware that faecal incontinence is a sign or a symptom, not a diagnosis.
Evidence-based recommendations on uterine suspension using mesh (including sacrohysteropexy) to repair uterine prolapse in women
Evidence-based recommendations on transvaginal mesh repair of anterior or posterior vaginal wall prolapse
Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic mesh pectopexy for apical prolapse of the uterus or vagina
Evidence-based recommendations on mirabegron (Betmiga) for treating the symptoms of overactive bladder
Evidence-based recommendations on sacropolpopexy using mesh to repair vaginal vault prolapse in women
Evidence-based recommendations on sacrocolpopexy with hysterectomy (removal of womb) using mesh to repair uterine prolapse (prolapsed womb)
Evidence-based recommendations on high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy in combination with external-beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for localised prostate cancer
This quality standard covers managing faecal (bowel) incontinence in adults (aged 18 and over) in the community (at home and in care homes) and in all hospital departments. It includes assessment of bowel control problems, advice and support, and treatment options. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
This quality standard covers managing prostate cancer in people referred to secondary care or having follow-up for prostate cancer in primary care. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
Evidence-based recommendations on the lumbar infusion test for the investigation of normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH)
Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous posterior tibial nerve stimulation for treating overactive bladder (OAB) syndrome
Advice on the use of Axonics sacral neuromodulation system (SNM) for overactive bladder and faecal incontinence to aid local decision-making
Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy for internal rectal prolapse in adults
Advice on the BladderScan BVI 9400 3D portable ultrasound scanner for measuring bladder volume to aid local decision-making
Evidence-based recommendations on focal therapy using freezing (cryoablation) needles for treating localised prostate cancer
Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic augmentation cystoplasty (including clam cystoplasty) for treating an overactive bladder
Evidence-based recommendations on ultrasound-guided high-intensity transcutaneous focused ultrasound for symptomatic uterine fibroids in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on high-intensity focused ultrasound for treating prostate cancer
This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of prostate cancer in secondary care, including information on the best way to diagnose and identify different stages of the disease, and how to manage adverse effects of treatment. It also includes recommendations on follow-up in primary care for people diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Evidence-based recommendations on hysteroscopic morcellation of uterine leiomyomas (uterine myomas or fibroids)
Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic prostatectomy for benign prostatic obstruction (BPO)
This guideline covers stroke rehabilitation for adults and young people aged 16 and over who have had a stroke with continuing impairment, activity limitation or participation restriction. It aims to improve rehabilitation for people who have had a stroke by specifying how stroke units and multidisciplinary stroke teams should be organised. It makes detailed recommendations on assessments and interventions for the functional difficulties caused by stroke.
Evidence-based recommendations on lumbar subcutaneous shunt for treating communicating hydrocephalus and benign intracranial hypertension
Evidence-based recommendations on cryotherapy for treating recurrent prostate cancer
Evidence-based recommendations on selective dorsal rhizotomy for treating spasticity in cerebral palsy
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing multiple sclerosis in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the quality of life for adults with multiple sclerosis by promoting symptom management, comprehensive reviews and effective relapse treatment.
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.
Evidence-based recommendations on GreenLight XPS for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Advice on the use of Memokath-028, 044 and 045 stents for urethral obstruction and bladder neck or outlet obstructions in men to aid local decision-making
This guideline covers assessment of fall risk and interventions to prevent falls in people aged 65 and over. It aims to reduce the risk and incidence of falls and the associated distress, pain, injury, loss of confidence, loss of independence and mortality.
Evidence-based recommendations on magnetic resonance image (MRI)-guided transcutaneous focused ultrasound for uterine fibroids (non-cancerous, benign growths)
This guideline covers preventing and controlling healthcare-associated infections in children, young people and adults in primary and community care settings. It provides a blueprint for the infection prevention and control precautions that should be applied by everyone involved in delivering NHS care and treatment.
Evidence-based recommendations on uterine artery embolisation (UAE) to relieve the symptoms of fibroids (non-cancerous growths)
Evidence-based recommendations on UroLift for treating lower urinary tract symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BHP)
This quality standard covers prevention of falls and assessment after a fall in older people (aged 65 and over) who are living in the community or staying in hospital. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for catheter-associated urinary tract infection in children, young people and adults. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.
Evidence-based recommendations on Mepilex Border Heel and Sacrum dressings for preventing pressure ulcers