CPD | Lower urinary tract infection (UTI)

NICE released new guidelines in Oct 18 on antimicrobial prescribing in lower urinary tract infection (UTI). Public Health England (PHE) has guidelines on the diagnosis and management of UTI, which wer...

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CPD | Renal and ureteric kidney stones

This is a new guideline from NICE on managing renal and ureteric stones, published in Jan 19. I'll give a summary of what is new, then do a more detailed summary below. What is new in this guideline? ...

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Nice | UroLift for treating BPH in men

This is a new guideline from NICE on UroLift. This is an implant inserted into the urethra which holds the prostate away from the urethra, so relieving obstruction. It has the advantage of having fewe...

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FSRH | Male and female sterilisation

This is an updated guideline from the FSRH on male and female sterilisation. There was little that was new in this for us. One thing I don't think I was aware of, was that they can now do 'hysteroscop...

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Nice | Prostate cancer

  This updated guideline from Nice on prostate cancer has a couple of useful elements for us. The first is that they have standardised the protocol for 'active surveillance' and GPs are expected ...

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Nice | Urinary incontinence in women

This new guideline on urinary incontinence in women updates advice on which medications to use. Drugs used in managing incontinence Oxybutynin (immediate release - IR), Tolterodine IR and Darifenacin ...

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