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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Stories from the blog
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
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
We welcome the new NICE guidance which recognises GreenLight laser surgery is at least as effective as the older TURP operation and carries fewer risks and complications. The latest guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is based on detailed analysis of studies of patient outcomes from both types of surgery […]Read more
We are pleased to publish forthcoming speakers and talk titles for the Prostate Cancer Support Group
The group meets in Solihull on the last Tuesday of each month and is open to all patients and people affected by prostate cancer, regardless of where they are receiving treatment. The speaker programme features consultants and senior nurses from leading teaching hospitals, covering many different aspects of treatment, recovery, common questions and concerns. […]Read more