Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence

This PSP was established in October 2006 and was originally called a 'Working Partnership'.  Three overlapping subgroups of people affected by incontinence were defined as being important to the work:

  1. Those affected by incontinence that is idiopathic or which is a symptom or result of a condition or disease which is not acute and which is treatable in primary care. For example Stress Urinary Incontinence, Over-active Bladder, or Enuresis (bedwetting).
  2. Those affected by incontinence resulting from acute illness or trauma or from conditions or diseases which cause wide-ranging disabilities in addition to incontinence, whether acquired or congenital. For example as a result of prostate surgery, Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Spina Bifida, Cauda Equina Syndrome, or certain learning disabilities.
  3. Elderly people affected by incontinence, whether clinical or functional (ie, as a result of reduced mobility or dementia).

The Urinary Incontinence PSP Top 10 was published in November 2008.

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