Category: News

BPC welcomes new bladder specialist Mohammed Belal

A leading specialist in bladder pain and incontinence has joined BPC, bringing the total number consultants at the clinic to five. Mohammed Belal provides a new service for the clinic, with expertise in both stress and urge incontinence and working with both female and male patients. He teaches and trains nationally and internationally and receives […]

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‘My Outcomes’ book for BPC patients heralds a new level of surgeon accountability

BPC has launched ‘My Outcomes’ – a groundbreaking new approach which enables patients to hold key information about their treatment. Every BPC patient undergoing prostate cancer surgery will be given a ‘My Outcomes’ book, which focuses on two key measures – erectile function and continence after surgery. One of the distinctive things about ‘My Outcomes’ […]

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Major European study shows GreenLight laser is as effective as TURP but with fewer complications

A major European study has shown GreenLight laser causes fewer complications but is equally effective as TURP in treating BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia). The study is the first to directly measure and compare the effectiveness, safety and recovery times for the two surgical approaches to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. TURP (Transurethral Resection of the Prostate) has […]

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BPC consultant on national television performing a complex and challenging operation called a bulbar urethroplasty

BPC consultant Mr Paul Anderson is one of the most regularly featured experts on the national television series Embarrassing Bodies. Tonight (Monday, March 18), Mr Anderson is filmed undertaking a procedure called a bulbar urethroplasty. This is a highly technical procedure only carried out by a small number of surgeons and Mr Anderson has completed […]

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BPC live results centre is Highly Commended in prestigious Health Service Journal awards

The Birmingham Prostate Clinic has been Highly Commended by the Health Service Journal for our innovative results centre. Our live prostate cancer surgery results centre was a finalist in the ‘Enhancing Healthcare with Data and Information Management’ category 2012 awards. The Health Service Journal awards are highly regarded, attracting more than 1,000 entries this year. […]

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Why I’m growing a moustache for Movember

“For the second year running, I will be joining the ranks of ‘Mo Bros’ and growing a moustache for Movember. “I did it for the first time last year and I remember arriving at a family christening and getting all these slightly aghast looks from my relatives. But when I explained why I was doing […]

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BPC’s live prostate cancer results centre is shortlisted for a prestigious HSJ Award

A unique initiative by the Birmingham Prostate Clinic which enables patients to report and track their own results has been short-listed for a prestigious Health Services Journal (HSJ) award. BPC’s Live Prostate Cancer Surgery Results Centre has been shortlisted in the category for ‘Enhancing care with data and information management’. The highly regarded awards had […]

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