Professor Barry O'Reilly is a world-renowned expert in the field of Urogynaecology. He was responsible for setting up the Urogynaecology Centre in Cork University Maternity Hospital. Barry also brought together Ireland's national experts in Female Urology and Urogynaecology, to create the CFI - the Continence Foundation of Ireland; an organisation that has gone from strength to strength since its inception.

Read more about Barry on the about page.

What is Urogynaecology?

Urogynaecology treats various issues relating to the female pelvic floor area. It is a subspeciality within gynaecology and obstetrics.

Below you can find lots of information about some of the common issues within urogynaecology.

Additionally we have compiled a patients' information leaflet library, that you can see on each urogynaecology page and also below on this page.



Acute pelvic inflammatory disease

Anterior Vaginal Repair

Bladder Diary

Bladder Training

Botulinum Toxin




Continence Pads and Perineal Care


da Vinci robotic surgery

Fascial Slings

Genitourinary Fistula

Intermittent Self Catheterization

Interstitial Cystitis

Low-Dose Vaginal Estrogen Therapy

Maternal Pelvic Floor Trauma

Mid Urethral Slings

Overactive Bladder

Pelvic Floor Exercises

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation

Posterior Vaginal Wall & Perineal Body Repair

Recovery Guide After Vaginal Surgery

Rectovaginal Fistula

Sacral Neuromodulation


Sacrospinous Fixation

Stress Urinary Incontinence

Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears

Transperineal Pelvic Floor Ultrasound

Transvaginal Laser Treatment

Urethral Bulking

Urinary Tract Infection


Uterine Preservation

Uterosacral Ligament Suspension

Vaginal Hysterectomy for Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Vaginal Pessary for Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Vaginal Repair with Mesh

All pages, articles, downloads, blog posts and content on this website are purely for informational purposes. They are not intended as a substitute for medical advice. You should always seek this from your medical practitioner.