Paula is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Urology at the Spinal Injuries and Neuro-Rehabilitation Centre, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. She has worked in the Spinal Injures Centre for over 25 years in various roles.
Currently, Paula works within the Urology team providing expertise to a complex group of patients with bladder, bowel and sexual dysfunction issues. She is the transition lead for adolescents who have complex neurourological problems transitioning from the Sheffield Children’s Hospital into adult services.
Paula set up the Cauda Equina Service which receives referrals nationally. She also manages nurse-led clinics, bladder and bowel, counselling, sexual dysfunction and tuition of rectal irrigation.
Paula currently provides a nurse-led Flexible Cystoscopy & Injection of Botoulinum Toxin Service within the Spinal Injuries Outpatient Department.