Mr Gurminder Matharu
MB ChB MRCOG

Consultant Gynaecologist

Mr Matharu is a gynaecologist who specialises in the treatment of bladder and pelvic floor problems. He is a graduate of the University of Liverpool. He has been trained by internationally recognised clinicians in various centres of excellence throughout the UK. He completed his higher specialist training programme in obstetrics and gynaecology in the South Trent Region based in Leicester. Apart from his core training, he has worked in urology and was a Clinical Research Fellow for a large epidemiological study of urinary incontinence funded by the Medical Research Council.

Mr Matharu’s NHS practice is at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust where he is Lead Consultant for Gynaecology.

Membership of Professional Organisations:
General Medical Council
Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
British Society of Urogynaecology
UK Continence Society
International Continence Society
International Urogynaecology Association

Karen Sanders
MCSP

Specialist Physiotherapist
Parkway Hospital

Karen qualified as a physiotherapist from Sheffield Hallam University in 1993. She has been working at Spire Parkway Hospital since February 1999 in adult musculoskeletal outpatients, with a specific interest in female and male urinary conditions.

Karen works in close liaison with Mr Matharu in treating bladder urgency, frequency, stress incontinence and pelvic floor weakness. Treatments involve pelvic floor exercises, bladder retraining, fluid balance advice, tibial nerve stimulation (for urgency and frequency) and electrical stimulation and biofeedback of weak pelvic floor muscles.

 

Justine Plummer

Specialist Physiotherapist
Little Aston Hospital

Justine Plummer graduated from the University of East Anglia in 1996. She has extensive experience in the management of urinary incontinence and pelvic floor problems in both women and men. In 2002 she completed a post graduate qualification in Continence and has gained full membership to the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Women’s Health (ACPWH).

Justine specialises in the treatment of urogynaecological conditions and pelvic floor dysfunctions, including prolapses, urinary incontinence, sexual discomfort and incontinence, as a result of prostate surgery. Patients are seen post gynaecological surgery to ensure that they are given appropriate advice and exercises with regards to returning to normal daily activities.

In 2006 she obtained a further qualification in Urodynamic assessment. Justine is able to perform bladder instillations (washouts) for those women who have interstitial cystitis and chronic bladder pain. She works very closely with the Uro-gynaecological Consultants to ensure that patients receive an integrated Continence service.

Justine is based at Spire Little Aston Hospital in Sutton Coldfield.