Specialist commentators

Specialist commentators

The following clinicians contributed to this briefing:

  • Dermot Burke, associate professor of clinical surgery, St James's Hospital, Leeds, did not declare any interests.

  • Mahreen Pakzad, consultant urological surgeon, University College London Hospitals (UCLH), non-financial professional actively involved in 2 ongoing clinical trials involving the Axonics sacral neuromodulation (SNM) system and 1 ongoing trial involving the Medtronic SNM system.

  • Andrew Thorpe, consultant urologist, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, departmental fellowships received from Medtronics from October 2018 to February 2019.

  • Karen Nugent, senior lecturer, University of Southampton, Association of Coloproctology (Great Britain and Ireland), did not declare any interests.

  • Jane Brocksom, senior urology clinical nurse specialist, Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust, British Association of Urological Nurses (BAUN), did not declare any interests.

  • Julie Jenks, advanced nurse practitioner, University College London Hospitals (UCLH), paid consultant for Medtronic; position expired end of October 2018.

  • Christopher Harding, consultant urological surgeon, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, British Association of Urological Surgeons (Chairman of Female, Neurological and Urodynamic Urology Subsection), paid speaker fees from Medtronic and Department of Urology, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust received proctoring fees and an educational grant from Medtronic.