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Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Checked: 08-10-2018 by Rob.Adams Next Review: 03-10-2019


Clinical Knowledge Summaries has advice on assessment and management of UTI in primary care and when to refer:

Urinary tract infection (lower) - women

Urinary tract infection (lower) - men

Pyelonephritis - acute

Local Guidelines

Local guidelines were developed in North Somerset as part of MoM pathways in May 2016 with input from the local antimicrobial teams and a pharmacist with special interest in antbibiotics  and can be found in the links below:

Lower UTI in females NS MOM

Lower UTI in males NS MOM

Managing UTIs in Care homes NS MOM


The BNSSG antimicrobial  guidelines  (updated in 2018) on the BNSSG formulary website also has advice on prescribing for UTI.