London South is a modern and successful region of British urology. The region draws its strengths from a combination of university, teaching and district general hospitals.
The London South region draws from the strengths of University, Teaching and District General Hospitals all working together. Urological training in the deanery is co-ordinated through Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.
If you require further information, email Kathie Wong
(BSoT rep for this region) or use her Twitter feed
| London South hospitals involved in the deanery rotation are:
| Croydon University (Mayday) Hospital
Epsom General Hospital
King's College Hospital
| Princess Royal University Hospital, Farnborough
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich
St George's Hospital, Tooting
St Helier Hospital, Carshalton
St Thomas' Hospital
The Training Programme Director (TPD) for London South is Mr Paul Cathcart, based at Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust. If you wish to contact the TPD, please click here to send an email
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Research and Audit
Professor Prokar Dasgupta, Professor of Urology at King's College London and supervises very active basic science and clinical research programmes within the department.
There are three to five students pursuing full or part-time PhDs in topics including prostate brachytherapy, intravesical botox for overactive bladder, robotics and ergonomic aspects of minimally invasive surgery.
A number of randomised controlled trials are in progress at Guy's Hospital, including:
- blue light cystoscopy for superficial bladder cancer
- intravesical Botox for idiopathic detrusor overactivity
- Odmit-C for intravesical mitomycin-C following nephroureterectomy
- STAMPEDE trial for prostate cancer
- RADICALS trial for prostate cancer
According to Zoopla:
“ ... London South is home to urban villages, miles of riverside walks and some of the city’s most attractive green spaces and parks, including Battersea Park, Clapham Common and of course, Richmond Park.
"The sprawling area is a melting pot of cultures, where street markets, museums, galleries, historical and religious landmarks, pubs, shops, bars, restaurants, cafes and a myriad of housing all sit cheek by jowl.
"In recent years, large regeneration projects delivering new homes, shops, cafes, schools, transport and parks have given many parts of south London, particularly along the riverfront, a new lease of life ... "
This cosmopolitan atmosphere, combined with excellent training opportunities, means that the region is an ideal place to settle with your family.
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