Faculty of Medical Sciences

Staff Profile

Christopher Harding

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Background

Mr Chris Harding is a Consultant Urological Surgeon. He trained at the University of Cambridge, Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge, Kings College London and Freeman Hospital Newcastle. He has a particular interest in bladder dysfunction, continence, neurourology, urinary tract infections and clinical research. He is an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Newcastle University and is the departmental lead for urodynamics. He is a member of the Newcastle Urodynamic Course Faculty and urology lead for the Department of Health Modernising Scientific Careers MSc course. He is also Chairman of the executive committee of the British Association of Urological Surgeons Female Neurological and Urodynamic Urology subsection.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Consultant Urological Surgeon at Freeman Hospital with sub-specialist practice in Functional and Reconstructive Urology
  • Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturerwith research interest in Continence, Urodynamics and recurrent UTI
  • NICE specialist advisor on Sacral Nerve Stimulation
  • NICE specialist advisor on Prolapse Surgery
  • Chairman of BAUS Subsection Executive Committee (Female, Neurological and Urodynamic Urology)
  • Chair of Scientific Committee for United Kingdom Continence Society (UKCS) annual meeting 2017.

Areas of expertise

  • Recurrent Urinary Infection
  • Urodynamic Science
  • Continence
  • Neuro-urology

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Research

Chief Investigator / co-Chief Investigator

  • Alternatives to prophylactic antibiotics in the treatment of recurrent Urinary Tract Infection (The ALTAR Study). HTA grant (13/88/21)

 

  • Primary care management of lower urinary tract symptoms in men: Development and validation of a diagnostic and decision-making aid (The PriMUS Study) HTA grant (15/40/05)

Teaching

Urodynamics Module Lead for MSc in Physiological Sciences

Publications