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Urogynaecology

Uro-gynaecology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of urinary incontinence and dysfunction of the pelvic floor. The pelvic floor includes muscles, ligaments, and connective tissue that help to support the womb, vagina, bladder and rectum.

It can be damaged by a number of conditions such as pregnancy, childbirth, chronic disease, surgery and repeated heavy lifting. Some problems due to pelvic floor dysfunction and their symptoms include:

  • incontinence: loss of bladder or bowel control
  • prolapse: descent of pelvic organs (bladder, womb, vagina or rectum)
  • emptying disorders: difficulty urinating or moving bowels
  • overactive bladder: frequent need to pass urine
  • bladder pain
  • recurrent urinary tract infections (cystitis)

Queen's Hospital Burton

Location

Ward 14, First floor
Queen's Hospital
Belvedere Road
Burton on Trent
DE13 0RB

Telephone: 01283 593 002

Royal Derby Hospital

Location

Uttoxeter Road
Derby
DE22 8NE

Nearest entrance: 20
Nearest car park: 6

Telephone: 01332 785 466