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M.Macaulay@soton.ac.uk

Ms Margaret Macaulay MSc, RN

Senior Research Fellow

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Margaret Macaulay is a Senior Research Fellow within Health Sciences at the University of Southampton.

Incontinence remains a largely taboo and unsexy area of healthcare. I am privileged to work with an inspirational team committed to the development of resources for patients and healthcare professionals managing incontinence on a daily basis.

Margaret qualified as a registered nurse in 1984 and until 2000 worked as a urology nurse, community continence advisor and continence services manager. Since then she has been a continence specialist researcher at Medical Physics & Bio-engineering, UCL, and currently manages the continence research programme at the Continence Technology Research Group at the University of Southampton. 

Research interests

Margaret has had a key role in many NHS and charity-funded, UK and international studies to evaluate and develop key product designs for continence management. Her current particular areas of interest include:

  • The Continence Product Advisor – She has co-led the development of this international resource which is hosted by the International Continence Society.
  • Intermittent self-catheterisation research: she is the project manager for the Multicath Trial – a major multi-centre RCT to evaluate the impact of catheter re-use.
  • Resources for men – she managed the TrueNTH continence management programme, funded by Prostate Cancer UK / Movember, to develop resources for men managing post-prostatectomy incontinence. This included web, new product and service development modules.

Research Projects

The Multicath Trial

Continence Product Advisor

Research group

Fundamental Care and Safety

Research project(s)

Continence Product Advisor

Development and Clinical trial of a mixed (Multi/single-use) catheter management package for users of Intermittent Catheters - MultICath

This is a randomised controlled trial in which participants must be willing to use one of two intermittent catheterisation strategies which will be randomly allocated by computer.

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Book Chapter

  • Macaulay, M., Fader, M., & Murphy, C. (2020). Treatment of Storage LUTS. In M. Drake, A. Cocci, & R. Pereira e Silva (Eds.), Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Adults (pp. 169-217). Springer.
Ms Margaret Macaulay
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton
Clinical Academic Facility,
Level A, South Academic Block (MP11)
University Hospital Southampton,
Tremona Road,
Southampton, UK
SO16 6YD
Phone: +44 (0) 2381 20 3919
Mobile: 07960 136241
Email: m.macaulay@soton.ac.uk

Room Number: SGH/AA97/MP11

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