Urodynamics at the Bristol Urological Institute (BUI), Southmead Hospital, Bristol, has a national and international reputation. It is a centre of excellence in urodynamics and offers a full range of urodynamic investigations including:

  • Flow studies and post void residual measurements (ultrasound scans)
  • Standard urodynamics
  • Video urodynamics
  • Ambulatory urodynamics
  • Whitaker tests
  • Sacral neuromodulation
  • Botox injections (intravesical)

The unit is the busiest in the United Kingdom, performing about 1000 diagnostic urodynamic tests per year. The team also work closely with physiotherapy and GI physiology, to provide a comprehensive service for patients with incontinence or pelvic floor dysfunction.

The team is led by Professor Hashim Hashim, who is the director of the unit and closely supported by Mr Madhu as deputy director. The expert and highly specialised team are regularly involved in teaching urodynamics in the UK, Europe and around the world including the Far East and Middle East and North and South America. The staff in the unit teach on the certificate in urodynamics course accredited by the International Continence Society (ICS) and all are actively involved in research.

Urodynamics Team

Urodynamics Medical Specialists

Consultant Female and Functional Urological Surgeon and Director of the Urodynamics Unit
Professor Hashim Hashim

Professor of Urology
Professor Paul Abrams

Consultant Urological Surgeon
Ms Carolina Ochoa Vargas

Consultant Urogynaecologist
Mr Chendrimada Madhu

Consultant Urogynaecologist
Ms Ifeoma Offiah

The team also has a specialist registrar, senior clinical fellow and clinical research fellow.

Urodynamics Nursing & Clinical Scientists

Laura Thomas
Clinical Physiologist and Urodynamics/GI Pysiology Unit Manager

Alex Bacon
Clinical Scientist (Urol/GI)

Connie Chew 
Urodynamic nurse 

Anna Hassine
Medical Technical Officer

Andrew Gammie
Clinical Scientist

Shiby Priju 
Urodynamic nurse 

Amie Sutton 
Trainee Clinical Scientist (Uro/GI) 

Rachel Tindle
Clinical Scientist (Urol/GI)


Contact Urodynamics

Gate 36, Level 1
Brunel building
Southmead Hospital
Southmead Road
BS10 5NB