In annual evaluation from patients of a major insurer, the care provided by a BPC surgeon Mr Alan Doherty was rated as “excellent” by every single respondent. The feedback was gathered by BUPA to assess the experience of patients with their insurance who were treated at the Birmingham Prostate Clinic. A total of 13 patients […]Read more
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“Mr Doherty was prepared to give me a chance.” BPC patient Chris Smith describes extended lymph node dissection surgery for prostate cancer
“I had gone to see my GP because of severe back pain. There were several tests and one of them was a PSA (prostate specific antigen). It didn’t come back for some time and I went to New Zealand to visit my son, who lives there. When I got home, there were several messages on […]Read more
The Birmingham Prostate Clinic has launched the region’s first private Multi-Disciplinary (MDT) Team programme. The principle behind an MDT is for medical professionals of different disciplines to formally meet, discuss individual patients and their cancer treatment plan to consider the advantages and disadvantages of that plan. The MDT for the Birmingham Prostate Clinic includes consultant […]Read more
Dr Martin Watson travelled from north-east Scotland to the Birmingham Prostate Clinic for treatment. He describes the new model of healthcare that made this possible and why he chose BPC.
“I had been suffering from BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia, or enlarged prostate) for several years. On Boxing Day, I reached a crisis point. I went into acute urinary retention and by the following day, I was taken in an ambulance to A&E. With medication after some weeks, I was able to void again without a […]Read more
BPC surgeon Alan Doherty featured in Daily Mail article: is a robot really better at prostate surgery?
BPC surgeon Alan Doherty has been interviewed by the Daily Mail in a feature exploring whether robotic surgery is really better than open surgery for prostate cancer. The feature, published on August 2, follows a study of 326 men, half of whom had robotic surgery for prostate cancer and half underwent open surgery. The study, […]Read more