The Urology Department is a secondary and tertiary referral centre that provides a multidisciplinary service which focuses on the diagnosis and management of patients with conditions associated with the male and female urinary tract and male reproductive system including; kidney, bladder, prostate, testicles and penis. This includes cancers and also issues relating to benign conditions including but not limited to: benign prostate hypertrophy, renal stones, interstitial cystitis and painful bladder syndrome.
The Specialist Urology Team is comprised of surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, radiation oncologists, nurse specialists and secretarial support. The team works together to ensure patients are seen and investigated as promptly as possible, and once diagnosed, receive the highest-quality individually planned treatment and care.
The Urology Service includes:
Before an appointment is scheduled, all referrals received in the Urology Department are reviewed by a consultant urologist and patients are prioritised based on clinical urgency to be seen.
New patient appointments
All patient referrals by a GP or another consultant are reviewed by a consultant urologist and each case is prioritised based on clinical need and then appointments are allocated. Patients are notified of their appointment date and time either by post or by telephone.
Return patient appointments
Return appointments are made at the time of attendance at the clinic or by calling the urology secretaries directly.
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm