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- Female urology
- Reconstructive surgery
Richard Parkinson qualified from Nottingham University Medical School in 1995. After completing surgical training, he returned to Nottingham and spent three years doing a PhD followed by six years of higher surgical training in urology.
At the end of his training he undertook a subspecialty fellowship in female urology, reconstructive surgery and vaginal surgery before returning to Nottingham as a consultant urologist specialising in incontinence, vaginal prolapse and female urology.
As the principal incontinence specialist, Richard is responsible for treating all urology patients requiring surgical interventions for urinary incontinence in Nottingham. These treatments include Botox bladder injections, sacral neuromodulation, vaginal tape operations, urethral bulking injections, sling procedures and other incontinence procedures.
Mr Parkinson is a council member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons Section of Female and Neurological and Urodynamic Urology (BSFRU), and all of his operations and outcomes are audited by BAUS to ensure the highest standards are maintained.
Richard is married with three children
Areas of interest
Incontinence; Prolapse surgery; Female urology; Urinary infection; Botox bladder injections; Sacral neuromodulation; stress incontinence
- Ms Julie Lawson
- B M I The Park Hospital Sherwood Lodge Drive Burntstump Country Park Arnold Nottingham NG5 8RX
- 0115 966 2112
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Urology Head of Service (Nottingham City Hospital)
Member of Urology Specialist Advisory Committee (national position)
Council member for BAUS section of Female Urology (national position)
Catheter associated urinary infections
Antibiotic-eluting urinary catheters
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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Audited TVT outcomes = 90% success (patient reported satisfaction)
Audited Botox outcomes = 85% success (patient reported satisfaction)
Audited SNM outcomes = 70% overall success (patient reported satisfaction)
- BM BS Nottingham University 1995
- PhD Nottingham Trent University 2003
- FRCS(Urol.) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2008
- Female Urology Subspecialty Fellowship Leicester 2009
Reference number 4206783
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Urogynaecology National Clinical Reference Group NHS England 2015
- BAUS section of female urology committee BAUS 2016
- Urology SAC council member JCST 2016
- Urology Training Program Director Health Education East Midlands 2015
Details of entry to specialist register
- Urology Specialist Register, 2009
Affiliations / memberships
- BMI Park Hospital
- 17:30 - 20:30
- 0115 966 2000
- Nottingham Woodthorpe Hospital
- 14:30 - 18:30
- 0115 920 9209
Post treatment communication
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I work as part of a group of urology consultants. In the event that I am not available, there is always another consultant available to see my patients. They can be contacted at all times through the hospital switchboard.