Urology

This specialty provides a number of services:

  • 12 consultant team covering all areas of urological expertise (except complex paediatrics and transplantation)
  • Cancer centre for CCA for major complex and laparoscopic surgery in conjunction with medical and clinical oncology
  • Teesside centre for complex stone surgery and ESWL with interventional radiology
  • Regional spinal injuries urology service
  • Support for Teesside nephrology, transplant and dialysis service
  • Support for CCA gynae-oncology service
  • Consultant led sessions at University Hospital of North Tees (Stockton and Hartlepool), and Darlington Memorial Hospital
  • Specialist nurses in andrology, continence, prostate and bladder cancer with nurse-led outreach service
  • Clinical research interests include prostate cancer and multicentre trials

The James Cook University Hospital

Urology is based on the surgical floor at James Cook offering care to Level 2 (HDU) with access to 23 hour and day case beds. Urological emergencies admitted to acute admissions unit. Dedicated theatre.

Surgical floor

  • Wards 5 & 8 – non-elective surgical wards with general surgery, urology and gynaecology patients.
  • Ward 7  – elective surgical ward with general surgery, urology and gynaecology patients.

Friarage Hospital

In-patients on Allen ward with access to day case beds.

Related services

You may also be interested in these related services from South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: