Main presenting features:
If you feel that your patient has urgency urinary incontinence refer her to physiotherapy. The physiotherapist will complete a detailed assessment, following which she will work with your patient with the aim of resolving or reducing her symptoms. This may include:
If conservative management fails the physiotherapist may discuss referral to the urological/gynaecological consultant.
Referrals to consultant-led services:
If your patient describes any of the following symptoms they should be referred urgently, following locally-agreed pathways, to the appropriate consultant-led service.
Further indications for consideration for referral to a consultant-led service include: