RN, BSc, PgDipEd, PhD
- Primary position:
- Professor of Continence Technology, Associate Dean (Research)
Mandy Fader received her nursing qualification from St. George’s Hospital, London in 1980. She began her career in continence with a research post at University College London (UCL) in 1982 and joined the clinical continence team in 1984. In 1995 she returned to research at UCL and worked on a programme of continence product evaluations, completing her PhD in 2001.
In 2004 she joined the University of Southampton’s Continence Technology and Skin Health group and leads a team of researchers focusing on research into continence products and devices, and the effects of incontinence on skin health.
Mandy is an ex-Trustee of the International Continence Society (ICS), is currently a member of the ICS nurses committee, a committee member for the International Consultation on Incontinence (Management with Products chapter), an editor for the Cochrane Incontinence group, and consulting editor for the US Wound Ostomy and Continence Nursing journal.
The University of Southampton's electronic library (e-prints)
Conference or Workshop Item
Absorbent products for urinary/faecal incontinence: a comparative evaluation of key product categories
Reviewing whether reusuable products also have the potential to be more cost-effective than disposable products
Exploration of the nature of commonly seen incontinence related skin problems and preliminary testing and development of a tool to monitor skin health problems
Exploring the interactions of absorbent products, pressure-relieving products and skin barrier products.
This study aimed to examine the potential of benchmarking for residential homes with a focus on bowel care.
The aims of this study are to describe the characteristics of catheter users.
A study to evaluate continence products.
The project aims to understand community nurses' views about barriers and facilitators to undertaking nutritional screening using a qualitative approach.
A clinical trial of devices for managing urinary incontinence (leakage from the bladder) when used by men who have persistent leakage after prostate surgery for cancer.
A clinical study comparing different tools for measuring skin health.
Biofilm development on urinary catheters is a major healthcare issue, leading to infection and blockage. Here we are using advanced microscopy and viability techniques to improve our understanding of biofilm development and persistence on urinary catheters.
Professor Mandy Fader
Faculty of Health Sciences
Level A, (MP11) South Academic Block,
Southamton General Hospital
Room Number: 67/4047