United Kingdom Continence Society

United Kingdom Continence Society

UK Clinical Guideline:  for best practice in the use of vaginal pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse (launched March 2021) 

The UKCS is proud to host the launch of the UK Clinical Guideline for best practice in the use of vaginal pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse. This guideline aims to standardise pessary care, inform women and facilitate training pessary users.

This guideline has been developed by a multidisciplinary team of members from United Kingdom Continence Society (UKCS); the Pelvic Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy (POGP); the British Society of Urogynaecology (BSUG); the Association for Continence Advice (ACA); the Scottish Pelvic Floor Network (SPFN); The Pelvic Floor Society (TPFS); the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG); the Royal College of Nursing (RCN); and pessary users.




The launch of the UK Clinical Guidelines is being recorded by UKCS Online and will be available in approximately 14 days of the session


Pessary Session at the UKCS Online 2021 (4th March) at 11.30 - 12.00

Pessary for POP – evidence & use 

Carol Bugge, Associate Professor, University of Stirling 

UK Clinical Guideline for best practice in the use of vaginal pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse

Launch  12.00 - 12.45

 The Future of Pessary Care and the Physiotherapists Role

Claire Brown, Clinical Specialist Pelvic Health and Obstetric Physiotherapy, Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust 

The Value of Patient Experience in the Pessary Guideline Development Process

Kate Lough, Chair Pelvic Obstetric & Gynaecological Physiotherapy



UK Clinical Guideline for best practice in the use of vaginal pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse


Commonly used pessary types – a practical guide


Pessary Choice Alone


Logbook (Editable)


Pessary use for prolapse: clinical pathway


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Guideline download Pathways and Posters (Pdfs): Pessary use for prolapse: clinical pathway. Vaginal Pessary – Risks: Complications and Actions and Pessary Choice Algorithm


Vaginal Prolapse Infographic


Self-Management of a Vaginal Pessary


Information for Women on Self-Management of Pessary for Vaginal Prolapse: FAQs 


Information for Women using a pessary for vaginal prolapse: FAQs


This guideline has undergone stakeholder review and endorsed by the following:

               

            

  

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