Multicentre trial of the clinical and cost effectiveness of a novel urinary catheter design in reducing catheter-associated urinary tract infection compared with the traditional Foley catheter design for adults requiring long-term urethral catheterisation

  • Hagen, Suzanne (CoI)
  • Murphy, Catherine (PI)
  • Fader, Mandy (CoI)
  • Shepherd, Ashley (CoI)
  • Drake, Marcus (CoI)
  • Nuttal, Jacqui (CoI)
  • Cook, Andrew (CoI)
  • Wilks, Sandra (CoI)
  • Stuart, Beth (CoI)
  • Gage, Heather (CoI)
  • Macaulay, Margaret (CoI)
  • Glover, Matthew (CoI)
  • Lown, Mark (CoI)
  • Griffiths, Gareth (CoI)

Project Details


A multicentre randomised controlled superiority trial with two parallel arms, incorporating an internal pilot, to assess the effectiveness of a novel catheter design (Optitip) versus a Foley catheter.
Short titleOptitipVsFoley RCT
StatusNot started

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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