Urolift success in the NHS
14 Dec 2017As the popularity of the Urolift procedure sees it being increasingly used to treat BPH symptoms across the NHS, BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester report on the use in it's local hospital. As the leading surgeon for Urolift in the UK, Neil Barber talked to the breakfast show about the impact on patients and the success of the procedure.
Aquablation - a patient and surgeon view
30 Nov 2017
Aquablation is new emerging technology for treating Lower Urinary Tract symptoms associated with BPH. Neil Barber hs been trialling this new minimally invasive procedure and The Daily Mail brings the story from the patient view on what was a problematic chain of events and symptoms which have been treated successfully, enabling the patient to resume his normal life within 3 days.
Making Movember Massive
02 Nov 2017Movember and moustaches have been together since 2003 and the impact on Men's Health has been monumental.
Most importantly, getting men to speak out about their health and raise awareness on sensitive subjects has been enlightening. Crucially Movember unites men across the globe and sharing stories and fundraising can only have a positive impact.
Research continues all the time and Movember is our chance to shout out about it.
In the world of Urology, 2017 saw a big step forward in the prostate cancer diagnosis pathway. The results of the PROMIS trial highlighted the critical success of using mpMRI scanning before biopsy in men suspected with prostate cancer. It's a total game changer in the precision diagnostics and a method that all our consultants at Urology Partners have been using for over 3 years for our patients. We need patients to know that they are all entitled to it. Read more on ensuring you get the most accurate diagnostic in this Daily Mail article
However, the subject of men's prostates is not limited to prostate cancer.
The statistics speak for themselves here and show just how many men are affected by prostate related problems. BUT it's not a subject every man wants to talk about.
Finding out more... Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Pathway
24 Oct 2017If you've just seen your consultant Urologist and been recommended to have a mpMRI scan for possible prostate cancer, chances are you're feeling worried, concerned and also have a heap of questions running through your mind.
Travelling miles for Urolift
11 Oct 2017This patient, living in Cornwall, travelled to Surrey to see Neil Barber and have the Urolift procedure.
Don't let treating an enlarged prostate ruin your sex life
20 Sep 2017
Richard offers this treatment privately at BMI The Hampshire Clinic and The Candover Clinic at North Hampshire Hospital.
To make an appointment with Richard, visit our contact page
Richard Hindley brings Rezum treatment to the UK in Hampshire and Surrey
25 Jul 2017
Richard Hindley carried out his first Rezum treatment for BPH back in March and now following 3 month results, one patient tells his story to The Daily Mail.
Richard has now carried out 20 cases both on the NHS at North Hampshire Hospital and privately at BMI The Hampshire Clinic.
In addition, Neil Barber has carried out the procedure from their London practice at Nuada, 19 Harley Street.
The new minimally invasive treatment for BPH is so far showing good 3 month results. The procedure is already FDA approved in the US and they are treating around 1,000 patients a month with this procedure.
The advantages of a short time in hospital, allowing for a speedy recovery and back to normal routines make it an exciting new option for patients and hospitals alike.
You can also read more on our treatments section
Our four consultants at Urology Partners are all able to offer this treatment privately.
Prostate Health News
24 Jul 2017As Head of Urology at Hampshire Hospitals, Richard Hindley presented an update on Prostate Health news at the recent AGM.
Hampshire Hospitals has been actively involved in supporting Richard with bringing new treatments to patients, including the recent introduction of Rezum, for treating BPH.
You can watch Richard's presentation here as he discusses the treatments available to patients and why he is so passionate at being involved in research to ensure patients are getting the most suitable treatment in an area which affects all men as they get older.
Hampshire Hospitals lead the way with Rezum for BPH
19 Jul 2017
Richard Hindley heads the Urology team at Hampshire Hospitals and they have been leading the way with a new treatment for BPH.
The Rezum procedure was first carried out at North Hampshire Hospital back in March and the results are looking promising. Read more on Hampshire Hospitals website including comments direct from one patient.
The story was also covered by the Basingstoke Observer and can be read here
Further patient testimonials for this new procedure can also be found on our Patient Storiespage.
The procedure is also available privately at BMI The Hampshire Clinic with Richard Hindley and Timothy Nedas. For more details on the procedure, please read our treatments section
Imaging scientist treated with HIFU using his own technology
27 Jun 2017
HIFU hits the press as the scientist behind medical imaging undergoes treatment for prostate cancer using the very technology he developed.
As part of the PROMIS trial Richard Hindley is quoted in the article discussing the future for prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment benefits from new technology for more precise results.