The Urology Foundation - problems peeing


ASK THE EXPERT - Going to the toilet is something that we take for granted every day until suddenly it becomes a problem. If you’ve ever had problems going to the toilet or questions about your toilet habits, this clinic is for you. 

The Urology Foundation teamed up with talkhealth to give the community a chance to ask experts questions regarding any problems they have had when peeing. Experts for this clinic were nurses Elaine Hazell and Sharon Clovis, from Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospital in London. The clinic is now closed but you can view the questions and answers here.

The Urology Foundation is the only UK charity committed to fighting all urological diseases and illnesses. To find out more about our work, click here

Medical Experts

  • Sharon Clovis

    Prostate Nurse Specialist

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  • Elaine Hazell

    Clinical nurse specialist, Functional Urology

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