Living with a urinary catheter
Suman Prinjha is an anthropologist and obtained her PhD in 1999 from the London School of Economics. She has been a Senior Researcher for the Health Experience Research Group since 2001. She and Alison Chapple conducted the interviews, did the data analysis and wrote the topic summaries.
Alison Chapple is a medical sociologist. She has worked at the University of Oxford since 2000 as a Senior Research Fellow and Research Lecturer. She and Suman Prinjha conducted the interviews, did the data analysis and wrote the topic summaries.
Thanks to all those who were interviewed, to those who helped us recruit participants, and to our advisory panel. Thanks to Mair Edwards (Clinical Nurse Specialist, Urology) for her help with recruitment.
Research Nurse, Continence Technology and Skin Health Group, School of Health Sciences, Southampton General Hospital
Professor Christopher Chapple
Consultant urological surgeon, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Professor Mandy Fader
Reader, Continence Technology and Skin Health Group, School of Health Sciences, Southampton General Hospital
Professor Roger Feneley
Emeritus consultant urologist to the North Bristol NHS Trust
Dr Helen Godfrey
Principal Lecturer, Faculty Health & Life Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol
Interview participant; Vice Chair, Spinal Injury Association
Mr Malcolm Lucas
Consultant urologist, ABM University Local Health Board, Morriston Hospital, Swansea
Continence Advisor, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, Rotherham Community Health Centre
Communications Manager, Bladder and Bowel Foundation
Sue Ziebland - Chair
Research Director, Health Experiences Research Group, University of Oxford
This is a summary of independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)’s Research for Patient Benefit Programme (Grant Reference Number PB-PG-0110-19217). The views expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health.