Innovation: PrecisionPoint™ Transperineal Access System
Rick has been a Consultant Urologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS FT for 20 years, and has embraced surgical innovation throughout his career. Through the NHS Innovation Accelerator Fellowship, he is passionate about transforming prostate biopsy practice across the NHS to ensure a safer and more effective service. In 2009 Rick started training courses to teach the techniques of transperineal (TP) biopsies. Over five years he taught over 100 urologists. In the last year he has been running a monthly course on local anaesthetic TP biopsies using the PrecisionPoint device and has trained over 50 urologists from over 30 hospitals in the technique.