About us

The Urology Foundation believes that better research and education brings better treatment, diagnosis and prevention of all urological conditions.

These include various cancers and diseases of the prostate, kidney, bladder and testes, as well as issues such as male infertility, erectile dysfunction and incontinence.

We believe that patients with urological diseases in the UK deserve the most advanced treatment options available. The Urology Foundation:

  • Funds research to develop better diagnoses and treatments
  • Supports specialist training to improve the skills and effectiveness of urology professionals
  • Provides opportunities for UK surgeons to work with the most highly regarded specialists in the world, bringing the expertise back to the UK to improve patient choice, patient care and disease management

This work helps patients and their families in the UK.

The Foundation was established in 1995 as the British Urological Foundation (BUF). Since 1995, we have funded over 250 scholarships and research grants, and have arranged training programmes for hundreds of urologists.

This work we do is urgently needed. Hundreds of thousands of people are diagnosed with urological conditions in the UK each year. Many millions more are affected worldwide.

We're at the forefront of urological research and development. And we couldn't do it without your help.

NIHR non-commercial Partner status

The Urology Foundation is an NIHR non-commercial Partner. As an NIHR non-commercial Partner, resear ...

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Who We Are

The Urology Foundation employs a small full-time staff for all day-to-day activities. Volunteers ge ...

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What We Do

We help beat urological diseases by backing new scientific research, funding specialist training, a ...

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Annual Reports and Accounts

The Foundation relies on grants and donations from private individuals, corporate sponsors, trusts, ...

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The Urology Foundation (TUF) is the UK's only charity representing all urological diseases includin ...

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