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Advice to BPC patients regarding Coronavirus

July 2021

At Birmingham Prostate clinic we’re committed to ensuring the safety of our patients and staff. Whilst COVID-19 restrictions will end in many settings in England from Monday 19th July, Public Health England’s infection prevention control guidelines will remain in place for all staff and visitors with precautionary measures including additional cleaning, PPE, screening and testing. We continue to operate our services face to face or alternatively remote services are available for patients including video and telephone consultations with our team of consultants and nurse specialists.

BPC Broadcasts


What is radiotherapy?

A three-minute history of radiotherapy for prostate cancer.

Inside the MDT

Meet the Birmingham Prostate Clinic’s multi-disciplinary team and see why their role is so important.

How do you choose treatment for the enlarged prostate?

Our specialists discuss GreenLight laser, UroLift and Rezum.


BPC’s Alan Doherty in conversation with Clare Delmar to discuss current thinking about focal therapy.

What do patients’ want? BPC’s Alan Doherty reflects on what he has learnt about the patient perspective.

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BPC Blog

Trans-perineal Biopsies: A Safer and More Accurate Approach to Diagnosing Prostate Cancer

By Mr Alan Doherty, Clinical Director Birmingham Prostate Clinic Prostate cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers affecting men worldwide. Early and accurate diagnosis is crucial for effective treatment and better patient outcomes. Traditionally, transrectal biopsies have been the standard for diagnosing prostate cancer. However, advancements in medical technology have paved the way for […]

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Is HIFU for Prostate Cancer worth the hype?

‘Yes it is!’ says Mr Alan Doherty, consultant Urologist at the Birmingham Prostate Clinic. ‘But it has to be done properly with precision diagnostics and good patient counselling to explain the advantages and disadvantages of the treatment.’ High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) is a non-invasive treatment for prostate cancer that uses focused ultrasound energy to selectively […]

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