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Urogynaecology

The urogynaecology unit within the women's services directorate offers a wide range of investigations and treatment for various urinary (bladder) and faecal incontinence problems in women as well as vaginal prolapse problems.

The service incorporates robust protocols for bladder neck surgery and provides information on urodynamics, pelvic floor physiotherapy, drug treatment of overactive bladder (anticholinergics), urinary retention, and various types of bladder neck surgery for stress urinary incontinence.

Description of service

We provide the following clinics weekly:

  • "One stop" clinics where new patients are seen, investigations performed and treatment initiated at the same time. We also provide:
  • Residual/flow clinics
  • Two videourodynamics clinics
  • One ambulatory urodynamics (AUDS)
  • Two follow up urogynaecology clinics
  • One FLUTS (female lower urinary tract symptoms) clinic
  • One continence advisory service. This clinic runs parallel to the urogynaecology clinic.
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