Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS) for Urinary Incontinence in Adults

Request for percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) for urinary incontinence in adults.

Related keywords
Urinary incontinence, PTNS
Who can apply
Referral routes
Exceptional Funding Request Panel

Please note: NHS England is responsible for commissioning highly specialised adult urology and gynaecology services.

Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) is an outpatient procedure carried out to improve an overactive bladder. The treatment will involve stimulating a nerve that shares the same root as the bladder nerve supply.

(also known as or related to – Urinary Incontinence or PTNS)

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Description: This is an Exceptional Funding Request policy.  Referral can only be made following authorisation from the CCG’s Exceptional Funding Request Panel. Applications can only be considered by the Panel if there is clear evidence that the patient’s clinical circumstances or condition are exceptional, i.e. there is something about the patient’s condition or circumstances that differentiates them, or […]