Urology

We provide specialist assessment and surgical services to people with disorders of the urinary tract.

Our services

We treat patients with diseases of the urinary tract and male reproductive system.

  • prostate cancer
  • bladder cancer
  • kidney cancer
  • stone disease (kidney stones and bladder stones)
  • bladder outlet obstruction
  • urethral strictures
  • bladder dysfunction and incontinence.

Full list of services

How to access this service

To access this service, your GP or medical practitioner will need to send a referral letter to the hospital.

If there is a waiting list, you will receive a confirmation letter and be advised on what to do next. If there is no waiting list, you will receive an appointment booking letter or we will contact you to arrange a suitable time for your appointment.

Please allow at least 2 hours for appointments. Let us know if you have special travel requirements when you arrive at your appointment.

Refer a patient

To refer a patient:
Urology referral guideline

GP and Specialist Hotline:
1300 364 938

Health professionals:
More information

After your hospital appointment

Your doctor may advise that you require surgery. If this is the case you will be placed on a surgical waiting list and may need to attend the Pre-admission Clinic before your surgery.

What to bring

Each time you visit us
  • Your Medicare card
  • Private health insurance card (if you have one)
  • Health Care Card and/or concession card (if you have one)
  • Current medications (prescription, over the counter and herbal medicine)
  • Relevant x-rays, scans or any other test results or reports
  • Glasses, hearing and mobility aids
  • Your appointment letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • WorkCover claim number (if relevant)
  • Snacks, a drink or money to buy refreshments
  • Something to read or do while you wait
  • An adult carer to support you and take you home
  • Copy of Advanced Healthcare Directive or Enduring Power of Attorney (if you have one)
  • A jacket or cardigan in case you get cold
  • A dressing gown or cardigan, sleepwear or comfortable day clothes
  • Slippers and shoes (low heel, closed-in, non-slip, adjustable and firm fitting around the foot)
  • Your toiletries and personal items
  • Copy of Advanced Healthcare Directive or Enduring Power of Attorney if you have one
  • Something to read or do during your stay
  • Medical devices required for your care (e.g. CPAP machine)
  • Do not bring large amounts of cash or valuables such as jewellery, watches or other items of value to you

Clinics

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Contact us

Urology Outpatient Clinic
Location: Level 8, Ned Hanlon Building
Phone: (07) 3646 6810
Fax: (07) 3646 1711
Email:
Open: Monday-Friday 8.00am-4.30pm

Need help outside hours?

For non-urgent medical issues call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84) or visit your GP.

In an emergency call 000.

Refer a patient

To refer a patient to this service, view the Urology referral guideline.

GP and Specialist Referral Hotline:
1300 364 938

Health professionals

Our comprehensive Urology Department is a tertiary facility available to patients within the hospital catchment area and to patients across Queensland with complex urological conditions.

Urological services include:

  • 15 bed Urology ward
  • open, laparoscopic and robotic assisted surgery
  • endoscopic surgery
  • urological oncology
  • genitourinary cancers – prostate, kidney, bladder, ureteric and penile cancers.
  • general urology
  • haematuria clinic
  • intravesical administration of various treatments including BCG and botulinum toxin
  • bladder cancer surveillance.

Our dedicated clinics include:

  • Trial of Void Clinic for patients discharged from hospital with an indwelling catheter
  • Nurse flow rate assessment for patients who have been referred with a bladder outlet obstruction
  • Continence Assessment Clinic
  • Outpatient catheter care support for patients with complex needs
  • Prostate Cancer Education Clinic is a nurse led clinic providing support to patients in the preoperative phase undergoing radical prostatectomy
  • Stricture Clinic.

Renal tract stone disease resources are allocated across the Metro North Health Hospital Service with ongoing surgical intervention managed at The Prince Charles Hospital.