Archive: Urology

Urology Patient-Initiated Follow-up appointments

What is a Patient-Initiated Follow-Up (PIFU) appointment? A patient initiated follow up (PIFU) allows you to arrange follow up appointments as and when you need them. This puts you in...

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Bladder tumours – Transurethral resection of bladder tumour (TURBT)

We hope this patient information leaflet will support the information your surgeon has given you and help you to make an informed decision about having your bladder operation. You will...

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The nurse-led prostate surveillance telephone clinic

Your specialist urology nurse Team is: • Emelda Moos • Laura Miles • Alex Jones • Reena Kakodkar • Contact details ; 01908 996901 (answerphone) • Working hours: 8:30 –...

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Urology Team Macmillan CNS and MDT

The Urology Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) / Key Worker provide a service for patients diagnosed with a urological cancer. The role is available to provide a point of contact, from...

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Intravesical BCG

Phone Contact numbers: Urology Nursing Team The Uro-Oncology logy Nursing Team is as follows: Emelda Moos, Laura Miles, Alex Jones, Reena Kakodkar. Contact details ; 01908 996901 (answerphone) Working hours:...

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Going Home with a Catheter

This booklet has been produced to help you or your carer look after your catheter at home. If you have any questions when you have read this booklet please ask...

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Varicocele

What is varicocele? Varicocele is a group of enlarged veins near your testicles. It is more common on the left scrotum, but may occur on either side. What causes varicocele?...

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Nephrostomy Tube Insertion and Care

What is a Nephrostomy? Urine from a normal kidney drains through a narrow, muscular tube called a ureter into the bladder. If this becomes blocked (obstructed) by a stone, blood...

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Adult Circumcision

What is circumcision? It is the removal of the foreskin or loose skin around the penis. Why is it needed? The two most common reasons are: • Repeated infections of...

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Kidney Stones

This information is provided by The British Association of Urological Surgeons. To the view the leaflet, please visit:...

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