Meet the presenters
MR DUDLEY ROBINSON
Kings College Hospital, London, UK
Dudley Robinson trained at the Royal London Hospital qualifying in Medicine with MBBS in 1991. Throughout his training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology he has worked in and around London prior to undertaking a 3-year research fellowship with Professor Linda Cardozo in the Department of Urogynaecology at Kings College Hospital, London. He has published widely in the field of Urogynaecology and research interests include the effect of hormones and drugs on the lower urinary tract. His MD thesis at the University of London is entitled ‘Anti-diuresis in the management of daytime urinary incontinence’ and investigated the use of desmopressin nasal spray as a ‘designer drug’ for women with daytime urinary incontinence.
Subsequently he completed a two-year sub-specialty training programme in Urogynaecology at Kings and was appointed as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with a subspecialty interest in Urogynaecology at Kings College Hospital in July 2005.
He continues to have an active role in research in lower urinary tract dysfunction within the department and supervises a subspecialty trainee and two research fellows. Currently he is Research and Development Lead in Women’s Services at Kings College Hospital.
In addition, he has an active role teaching both undergraduates and post graduates. He regularly gives invited lectures both nationally and internationally and is a section editor of the European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Reproductive Biology and on the editorial board of the International Urogynaecology Journal.
He has published over 120 peer review papers, 90 published abstracts and 37 book chapters. In addition, he has co-authored two books on urinary incontinence.
He was appointed as honorary senior lecturer at Kings College London in 2009 and as a fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2010. He is President of the Royal Society of Medicine Obstetrics and Gynaecology Section.
He is also a member of the International Continence Society (ICS), British Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (BSCCP), UK Continence Society (UKCS), British Society of Urogynaecology (BSUG) and International Urogynaecology Association (IUGA) and European Urogynaecology Association (EUGA). He is the past Scientific Chair of IUGA, Research Committee Chair of BSUG, Treasurer of UKCS and a member of the Educational Committee in EUGA.
DR ANGIE RANTELL
PhD, RCN ALNP
Kings College Hospital, London, UK
Angie gained a BSc (Hons) in Nursing Studies from King’s College London in 2003. She started working in the field of women’s health, first as a staff nurse and then as a sister on a Gynaecology, breast care and early pregnancy ward.
Since 2007, Angie has been working in the Urogynaecology Department at King’s College Hospital and is currently the lead nurse / nurse cystoscopist. She is actively involved in research and was awarded a PhD in Urogynaecology in 2019 investigating sexual function in women with overactive bladder. In 2019 Angie was also awarded RCN credentialing for advanced level nursing practice.
To date she has published over 35 articles in peer reviewed journals and has written book chapters and contributed to National guidelines. As well as her clinical and research activities she provides advice to governmental bodies including NHS England and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG’s) throughout the UK.