Urology is the surgical speciality that focuses on the urinary
tracts of males and females and on the reproductive system of
The organs covered by urology include the kidneys, urinary
bladder, urethra and the male reproductive.
Urology services in the South of the county are managed by South
Tees NHS Foundation Trust. Outpatient clinics are provided at
Darlington Memorial Hospital and the Richardson Community
In the North, urology services are managed by City Hospitals
Sunderland and patients will receive appointment for clinics at the
Belmont Treatment Centre.
Paediatric Surgery: Elective paediatric surgery is offered above
the age of two years. This includes circumcision and correction of
hernias and undescended testes.
'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient
ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough
- could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'
Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community