The WWL Way
Telephone: 01942 244 000

Prostate Assessment Clinic

Overview

This clinic is for men with significant urinary symptoms. The Prostate Assessment Clinic for new patients will take place either at Leigh Infirmary or at the Thomas Linacre Centre in Wigan.

What to expect

  • You will be asked to complete a symptom questionnaire and then discuss the answers in more detail with one of our Specialist Nurses
  • Your prostate will be examined
  • After counselling, a prostate blood test will be taken (if you agree)
  • You should attend the clinic with a full(ish) bladder in order to pass water into a measuring machine within the department
  • A treatment recommendation by our Specialist Nurses will often be made before you leave the clinic
  • You will receive a letter from the consultant in charge of your care, confirming treatment and follow-up plans