Posts Tagged ‘urology’

Urology consultant performs 500th robotic surgery

Friday, January 11th, 2019

Trust urology consultant Mr Nikhil Vasdev and his team performed his 500th robotic urology surgery in December. His 500 procedures have included robotic prostatectomies, bladder removals and kidney reconstructive surgeries – most of which were treatments for cancer.

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Urology consultant performs 500th robotic surgery

Friday, January 11th, 2019

Trust urology consultant Mr Nikhil Vasdev and his team performed his 500th robotic urology surgery in December. His 500 procedures have included robotic prostatectomies, bladder removals and kidney reconstructive surgeries – most of which were treatments for cancer. The Trust’s medical director, Michael Chilvers, said: “Many congratulations to Nikhil and the team for achieving such […]

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Newly opened Lister MRI scanner funded by Hospital Charity

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

The Lister has a newly opened MRI scanner that will help improve patient experience. Costing £500,000, the scanner was funded by the East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals’ Charity and will help provide higher quality images for clinical teams. Scans will also be a lot quicker, reducing patient waiting times. Above: Members of the Lister’s radiology […]

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Generous donations fund advanced urology equipment at the Lister

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Urology procedures carried out at the Lister will be made much easier thanks to new equipment purchased from donations by The Twin Towns Cycling Group and another donor.

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Generous donations fund advanced urology equipment at the Lister

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Urology procedures carried out at the Lister will be made much easier thanks to new equipment purchased from donations by The Twin Towns Cycling Group and another donor. The new state-of-the-art equipment, which is worth around £37,000, will enable procedures to take place in clinic, outside the usual main theatre environment; removing the need for […]

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Consultant urologist now a senior clinical lecturer at University of Hertfordshire

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Mr Nikhil Vasdev, one of the Trust’s consultant urological surgeons, is set to take up an additional role from 3 September as a senior clinical lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire’s school of life and medical sciences. He will be focusing on robotic urological and uro-oncological research, an area in which Nikhil has been involved […]

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Five daredevils aim to raise money for the Lister’s urology department

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Five skydivers will be jumping from a plane to raise money for the Lister’s urology department. The skydivers are members of the Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy Heroes (RALPH) support group.

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Five daredevils aim to raise money for the Lister’s urology department

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Five skydivers will be jumping from a plane to raise money for the Lister’s urology department. The skydivers are members of the Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy Heroes (RALPH) support group. RALPH members taking part in the skydive, pictured left to right: Jason Keener, James Hemmings, Ian Cannonier and Antonio Ciaravella. Not pictured: Peter Joyce. The […]

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Urology team joins major bladder cancer trial

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Being a recognised high-quality service that sees a large number of patients, the Trust’s urology team has been successful in joining the prestigious iROC clinical trial. This is a phase III multi-centre, randomised controlled trial to compare the efficacy of robotically assisted radical cystectomy and intracorporeal urinary diversion with open radical cystectomy surgery in patients with bladder cancer. […]

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Urology team attend BAFTA event

Monday, February 12th, 2018

The Trust’s urology team recently attended a tribute event for one of their former patients. Above: Members of the Trust’s urology team, including Dr Anand Sharma (furthest left), Helen Stoker (clinical nurse specialist, second left), Beverly Aldwinckle (urology clinic nurse in charge, second right) and James Hemmings (clinical nurse specialist, furthest right).  Ray Merrin was […]

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