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Chris Dawson

Chris trained at University College, London and qualified in 1986 having taken an intercalated BSc in Immunology. Following his FRCS examination in 1990 he undertook a surgical registrar rotation in Portsmouth before leaving to start his MS thesis at St Bartholomew's Hospital in London working for Mr HN Whitfield. On completion of his thesis Chris began his higher training in Urology at the Battle Hospital, Reading, moving on to the Institute of Urology in London and then to Peterborough. During his time as a Senior Registrar Chris co-authored the ABC of Urology which appeared as a series of articles in the British Medical Journal.

Chris's main Urological interests include Prostate Cancer and Urological Oncology. Chris introduced Radical Prostatectomy to the Edith Cavell Hospital but this service has now moved to Addenbrookes Hospital as a result of the IOG configuration.

Chris edited an evidence based text book on Urology which was published by TfM publishing in January 2006. - The Evidence for Urology The second edition of the ABC of Urology, co-edited with Hugh Whitfield, was published in 2006 and the third edition (co-edited with colleague Janine Nethercliffe) is due for publication in 2011. Chris has an interest in medicolegal work and graduated with a Diploma in Law from the College of Law in 2008

Chris was Urology Lead Clinician from 2003 to 2016 and is also Cancer Lead Clinician.

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Sunil Sharma

Sunil joined the Urology department in March 1997. Having completed his undergraduate studies and an MS in India he completed general training in posts in and around Manchester. His Urology training was in units around East Anglia and Sunil was appointed as Senior Registrar at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge in October 1995. He was accredited a year later and obtained his FRCS(Urol) in November 1996.

Sunil's special interests include the management of Urinary stones.

Sunil is Audit lead for the department of Urology

Janine Nethercliffe

Janine trained at Kings College London, qualifying in 1990; she qualified as a surgeon in 1996. Early in her urological training Janine became interested in female urological problems, especially female incontinence. She has spent much of her training within the Professorial Unit at The Institute of Urology, London. She has also trained under Professor Stephen Langley in Guildford. She has been trained in a variety of incontinence procedures including all types of pubovaginal sling, bladder neck bulking, Botox bladder therapy, colposuspension and benign reconstruction.

Janine has been Lead Clinician for the Urology Department since April 2016

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Iqbal Miakhil

Sayed Iqbal Miakhil graduated from medical school with Distinction and MD in 2000 from the State Medical school of Nangarhar in Afghanistan. He later came to the UK and took his first training job in 2005. He completed his Intercollegiate Exams in 2009, and obtained a Masters Degree in Clinical and Scientific Urology from University College London in 2012. He was trained and supervised by Mr Chris Dawson and Miss Janine Nethercliffe throughout his training at Peterborough City Hospital.

Iqbal obtained the FRCS(Urol) in 2015 and took his first Consultant job in 2016 at King’s College Hospitals London where he took further training in Laparoscopy and laser prostate surgery. He also trained in Paediatric Urology under Professor Mushtaq (Consultant in Paediatric Urology at Great Ormond Street Hospital). After more than a year’s service and training at Kings, Iqbal came back to the North West Anglia NHS Trust and was appointed as a Consultant Urological Surgeon.

Iqbal is a general urologist with a specialist interest in laser prostatectomy (HoLEPs) and upper urinary tract laparoscopy. He has performed many laser prostatectomies at PCH since his appointment. He performs complex stone surgery, BPH surgery and performs Transperineal prostate biopsy as part of the investigation of Prostate Cancer.

Secretarial and Admin Staff

  • Sarah Beaton - 01733 677482 / email

  • Department Address - Department of Urology, Peterborough City Hospital, Edith Cavell Campus, Bretton Gate, Peterborough, PE3 9GZ

    Nursing Staff

    Oncology Nurse Specialists

  • Sue Pilcher - 01733 677476 / email
  • Anne Nimmo - 01733 677476 / email
  • Sharon Holland - 01733 677476 / email

  • Alex Swallow - Urology Nurse Specialist