Robyn Webber Urologist Medico Legal Services
Having qualified from the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand in 1987, Robyn J.S. Webber emigrated to the UK in 1989, where she undertook further training obtaining the FRCS(Urology) in 1998. She was appointed as a consultant urological surgeon at Hairmyres Hospital in East Kilbride in 2000, and in 2005 Robyn moved to Fife and is now based at the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy. She also works in the NHS hospitals in Dunfermline and St Andrews. She is currently Clinical Lead for Urology for NHS Fife.
Robyn added: "I have had a particular interest in medical education and training, and during my time at Hairmyres Hospital was Associate Director of Medical Education. Currently, I am an examiner the FRCS(Urol) examination, leader of the oral question writing group for the FRCS(Urol) and an assessor for the MRCS examination. I am also a Regional Surgical Advisor for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Having worked for a variety of medical publications in the past 20years, Robyn is able to draw on her expertise in medical journalism and editing in her present position as Deputy Editor of Surgeons News. She is a former editor of Urology News, former editor of SN Global, and a former member of the web editorial team for BJU International.
Throughout her career Robyn has taken an active part in the activities of the Royal Society of Medicine; currently being a Council Member for the RSM Section of Urology.
In acting as a Expert Witness for investigations Robyn is required to give her professional opinion on: All aspects of urological surgery, urological malignancy, delayed diagnosis of urological conditions, urinary incontinence, complications of TVT/TOT mesh surgery, clinical negligence, informed consent and personal injury including genito urinary tract injury, renal and pelvic trauma and erectile dysfunction.
1987 MB ChB
Some of the conditions I investigate and treat
- Kidney and bladder stones
- Obstructed kidneys
- Benign prostate enlargement
- Prostate Cancer
- Bladder Cancer
- Urinary tract infection
- Reversal of vasectomy
- Haematuria (blood in the urine)
I able to provide medicolegal reports for both medical negligence and personal injury cases, and currently write approximately 50 reports per year.
I am listed in the Law Society of Scotland Directory of Expert Witnesses, but uptake cases from all parts of the United Kingdom.
Please note that I can only undertake to write a report on the instruction of a solicitor or other competent body. If you require a urologist expert report, and think I may be able to help you, please ask your solicitor to contact me.
Education and training interests
I have had a particular interest in medical education and training, and during my time at Hairmyres Hospital was Associate Director of Medical Education. Currently I am an examiner and question writer for both the MRCS and FRCS(Urol) examinations
Medical journalism and editing
I have extensive experience as an editor, and have worked for a variety of medical publications in the past 12 years.
Currently I am deputy editor of Surgeons News, editor of SN Global, and a member of the web editor team for the BJU International.
Other professional activities
I take an active part in the activities of the Royal Society of Medicine, and am currently a council member for the RSM Section of Urology.