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Health: Incontinence

Volume 705: debated on Tuesday 11 November 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Further to the Written Answer by Lord Darzi of Denham on 29 September (WA 367), how much an average monthly supply of intermittent catheters weighs. [HL6100]

As patients and patient needs and lifestyles vary significantly, it is not possible to quantify the weight of an “average” monthly supply of intermittent catheters. The factors that influence the response are the number of catheters used per month and the type of catheter used.