Doctor Jacqui Prieto

Dr Jacqui Prieto

 RN, PhD
Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Preventing urinary tract infection and catheter-associated urinary tract infection
  • Optimising hygiene behaviours in healthcare
  • Understanding patients' experiences of healthcare associated infection

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.

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Jacqui is an Associate Clinical Professor and registered nurse at the University of Southampton and University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. As a nurse specialist in infection prevention her academic and clinical work focuses on implementing evidence-informed practice to reduce avoidable healthcare-associated infections. She has a particular interest in reducing urinary tract infection, including infection related to indwelling urinary catheters. Jacqui is an alumna of the NIHR 70@70 Senior Nurse and Midwife Research Leaders Programme (2019-22) and continues to provide leadership to strengthen the nursing and midwifery contribution to research in NHS organisations.