Urogynaecological conditions: prolapse, bladder and pelvic floor problems

In this resource, you can find out about the experience of people with urogynaecological conditions, such as pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, bladder function problems, bladder pain, and problems with urinary tract infections.

Urogynaecological conditions and pelvic floor problems

Our researchers talked to 74 women and non-binary people from across the UK. Find out what people said about issues such as: symptoms; the impacts on emotional wellbeing, quality of life, and relationships; having tests and examinations; managing through lifestyle changes and different treatments; and using healthcare services. These interviews were a snapshot in time of people’s experiences.

This resource covers topics that you may find distressing, including emotional challenges and mental health, descriptions of surgery, and experiences of insensitive comments or actions from others.