BEST January 2015: Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptons, PSA, Prostate Cancer and Continence Services

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  • Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men
  • PSA Interpretation
  • Continence Services
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate cancer/ colorectal cancer Follow up

Guest speakers:

  • Mr.Suresh,
  • Gill Smith,
  • Russell Dowde,
  • Dr Collette Leese
Date: 21th January 2015
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This whole afternoon session on various aspects of Men's Health; including Lower Urinary Tract  Symptoms, LUTS Pathway, Prostatic Specific Antigen (PSA) interpretation, management of Prostate Cancer, and finally the long term follow up in Primary care of colorectal cancer and prostate cancer was conducted with at least a foot of snow outside. To see some GPs attend in their Wellington boots shows the dedication to learning  of our Barnsley Primary Care colleagues.  


  • Continence Services & Urology- Gill Smith

    Gill Smith, Clinical Nurse Specialist

    The role of the Continence team with regards to assessing and managing bladder and bowel conditions is explained. The importance of a good history along with a full medication history and a fluid input output chart in helping to diagnose over active bladder symptoms is covered. 

  • Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men -Mr.Suresh

    Mr.Suresh, Urologist

    Mr.Suresh, Urologist from Sheffield kindly steeped in to deliver this extremely useful talk on how to investigate , mange and refer men with troublesome Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in primary care and then when to refer to secondary care. It was quite al earning point in the audience, from the voting system, that not all delegates would have immediately considered referring a patient with LUTS and a palpable bladder to secondary care.

  • Prostate Cancer and Colo-rectal Cancer Follow up in Primary Care - Collette Leese

    Dr Collette Leese, General Practitioner

    The future role of primary care in the management of stable Colorectal and Prostate Cancer patients is covered .

  • Prostate Cancer and the Role of Prostate Specific Antigen PSA- Russell Dowde

    Russell Dowde, Lead Urology Specialist Nurse

    The importance of patient counselling before PSA testing, PSA interpretation, the present day management of elevated PSA and prostate cancer is covered .

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