Due to the increasing pressures on the NHS caused by COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the local NHS needs to ensure that the maximum possible inpatient and critical care capacity is available in our hospitals to respond to this pressing demand.

The Urology Department continues to provide care directly in clinic or using telephone or video to manage our patients. Our assessments and treatments are arranged to be safe for all our patients and staff and we are reviewing each patient’s need based on the risk to their health. If we ask you come to our hospital, you  can be assured that it is indicated and safe to do so.

Please see the CUH website for up-to-date information.


Welcome to The Urology Department, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

This site includes detailed information about all aspects of the Urology department and is also intended to “showcase” recent developments in urology. We have been at the forefront in developing some of these new techniques.

Those people, including private patients, wishing to learn more about robotic radical prostatectomy should access the section on the da Vinci robot directly, using the Prostate Cancer link on the right.

Technical Information

A number of information leaflets can be downloaded or printed from this site. Downloadable documents are all in Adobe portable document format (PDF). Most computers will open them automatically but you may need Adobe Reader (26.1MB) which can be downloaded here.


We always welcome your feedback on the content and layout of this website. If there is anything you wish to see displayed, we would be happy to consider it.

We are not, however, prepared to include any form of advertising on the site.

Contact the webmaster with your comments.

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