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Services provided by the department

  • All aspects of Urology
  • Urological Oncology
  • Prostate cancer diagnostics and oncological management
  • Non muscle invasive bladder cancer management
  • Priority Access Clinics
  • Haematuria clinic
  • Erectile dysfunction clinic
  • Urodynamics and urogynaecology
  • Laparoscopic renal surgery incl. radical nephrectomy and pyeloplasty
  • Laparoscopy
  • Modern treatment of urinary tract calculi incl. lithotripsy/pertutaneous renal surgery/ureteroscopy
  • Flexible cystoscopy
  • BPH Assessment clinic
  • Intravesical chemotherapy
  • Catheter clinic with facility for outpatient urethral dilations
  • Industrial bladder cancer screening

 

Our Clinical Team

The consulting team in the department are:

Mr Sachin AGRAWAL

GMC: 6029534

  • Renal Cancer & Laparoscopy
  • Endourology and Stones disease
  • Oncology especially Upper Urinary Tract Urothelial Cancer
  • General Urology

 

ASH Clinics:
Mon (incl. renal clinic)

WEY Clinics:
Wed (alt weeks)

Mr N ARUMAINAYAGAM

GMC: 4713476

 

Mr Robin S COLE

GMC: 2492621

  • Urological oncology especially bladder cancer and reconstruction Stone disease
  • Obstruction of the urinary tract
  • Diseases of the Prostate Gland
  • Lithotripsy

 

SPH Clinics:
Wed pm

WCH Clinics:
Thurs pm
Pelvic Cancer Tues am (alt weeks)
Alt Tue am: Pelvic cancer

Mr Bill DUNSMUIR

GMC: 3357114

  • General urology & Laparoscopic Urology
  • Lithotripsy

 

SPH Clinics:
Mon and Wed pm (alt weeks)

WEY Clinics:
Mon pm (alt weeks)

Mr Ravi P KULKARNI

GMC: 3230550

  • Uro-oncology esp. early prostate cancer
  • Stone disease
  • Female incontinence
  • Ureteric obstruction
  • Andrology
  • Lithotripsy

 

ASH Clinics:
Fri am

SPH Clinics:
Mon am and Tues pm (alt weeks)
Pelvic Cancer Tues am (alt weeks)

 

Urology Nurse Specialists

Jeanine RICHARDS
Wayne CHRISTIE

We give advice to wards / GP's / DN's / patient support, making appointments etc throughout the week.

Mondays:
Flexi lists, TWOC's , Complex Catheter Changes, Bladder Scans, Treatments : Intravesical immunotherapy / Chemotherapy, Cystisat Intravesically , Supra pubic Catheter changes. ISC / ISD and meatal dilation teaching.

Tuesdays:
Alternate week of Urodynamics / or as above without Flexi cover.

Weds and Thurs:
as above without flexi cover or urodynamics.

 

Ashford Urology Nurse Practitioners

Jenny HOOKER
Alison ROODHOUSE

Also provide diagnosis discharge information following operation, teaching self-catheterisation and carry out trial without catheter, telephone and questionnaire follow-up.

Carrying out teaching of medical and nursing staff both hospitals and community based.

Alternate Mondays – Urodynamics

Tue am – SPH: Joint bladder cancer clinic/MDT meetings

Weds am – Prostate Assessment Clinics/Prostrate Cancer follow-up Clinic
Weds pm – Prostate cancer TRUS biopsy follow-up clinic

Thurs – Intravesical chemotherapy/immune therapy to bladder cancer patients

Thurs – Intravesical treatments for benign bladder conditions

Fri – Prostate assessment clinic, erectile dysfunction clinic and outreach prostate assessment/cancer clinic

 

Continence Service

Gill WILLIAMS
Continence Advisor (part time)

Continence Assessment.
Advice to patients, staff and carers.
Teaching self-catheterisation,
Bladder re-training,
Advice on containment and aids to continence promotion.
Teaching to all staff