Category: News

BPC surgeon Paul Anderson invited to America to present UK experience of treating injured servicemen

BPC consultant urologist is travelling to the United States to present the UK experience of treating injured servicemen. Paul Anderson is a nationally renowned expert in penile and urethral surgery, with a key role at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine (RCDM) in Birmingham. Soldiers with a range of devastating combat injuries are flown into […]

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BPC consultant Paul Anderson wins prestigious military award

BPC consultant Paul Anderson and his team were given a prestigious award by the Surgeon General of the Army in recognition of their work with injured soldiers. Mr Anderson is a key member of the Military Genitourinary Working Group treating soldiers with severe injuries, usually from bomb blasts. The team was awarded the Military and […]

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High profile, regular appearances in this series of Embarrassing Bodies for BPC consultant Paul Anderson

BPC’s Paul Anderson, nationally recognised for his expertise in genito-urethral reconstruction, will be regularly featured in this series of Channel4’s Embarrassing Bodies. Mr Anderson has been acknowledged in reviews as the star of the Channel Four hit series and will feature throughout series eight, now screening. The BPC specialist, who is based at West Midlands […]

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Birmingham Prostate Clinic response to the new NICE guidelines on prostate cancer treatment

Updated guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) states men with “intermediate” and “low risk” prostate cancer should consider having regular check-ups (active monitoring) rather than surgery or radiotherapy. We welcome this focus upon the complex question of when and how to treat prostate cancer, particularly the new protocols published on […]

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BPC consultant continues to spearhead the drive for audit and transparent results

BPC consultant Alan Doherty is continuing to spearhead the drive for improving the way doctors record, audit and reflect on the outcomes of their treatment. In his NHS post, at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, he has introduced a new system for scrutinising results, bringing together professionals from different disciplines. “We know that the […]

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