United Kingdom


NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OFFICERS

Alexandra Zachou
13 A. Claxton Grove. London. England
W6 8HD.
United Kingdom
Phone number: +44 (0) 7949825321

Arie Parnham
Hale
United Kingdom

 

GENERAL INFORMATION - DEMOGRAPHICS

United Kingdom has a population of 56 million in habitants and is a member of the European Union (EU) and the European Board of Urology (EBU). There are 450 Urologists (1 urologist per 124,444 inhabitants) and 250 Residents (1 resident per approx. 2 urologists).

NATIONAL UROLOGICAL SOCIETY

British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS)
President: Mr. James Bramble

RESIDENTS ORGANIZATION

Senior Urological Registrars Group (SURG)
President: Garrett Durkan

UROLOGICAL TRAINING

Medical School 5 yrs. Pre-registration House Officer 6 months medicine, 6 months surgery. 3 year surgical common trunk Senior House Officer rotation and pass MRCS exam. Usually 1 or 2 years research leading to a higher degree. 6 year specialist registrar programme with FRCS Urol exam prior to admission to specialist registrar and consultant post.

CAREER PROSPECT

Controlled numbers of Specialist Registrars and Consultants. Currently numbers are expanding.

FELLOWSHIP - RESEARCH OPPORTUNTIES

Research usually before specialist training. Some senior fellowship positions.