United Kingdom

NCOs
National Communications Officers:

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

- Arie Parnham
Hale
United Kingdom
Phone: N/A

General Information - Demographics:

United Kingdom has a population of 56 million inhabitants 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
http://baus.org.uk/

Residents Organization: 

Senior Urological Registrars Group (SURG)
President: Garrett Durkan
http://surg-online.net

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 prospects:

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

Fellowship - Research Opportunities:

Research usually before specialist training. Some senior fellowship positions.