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Dr Brian S Buckley
University of the Philippines, Manila

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Brian Buckley

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Profession:Health Services Researcher
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I entered research after many years of involvement with patient organisations, at first in a voluntary capacity and then professionally. I am still a voluntary trustee of a UK patient charity and I maintain an academic interest in the inclusion of representative patient and carer perspectives in research prioritisation, design and conduct.

I am also interested in the identification of research needs and in health services research which can inform service delivery domestically and in developing countries and under-resourced regions of the world.

I would like to see health research identify those challenges and issues where research can make significant differences to the lives and opportunities of patients and the clinicians to whom they turn for help, both nationally and internationally.


Visiting Fellow, University of Southampton

Visiting Professor, Department of Surgery, University of the Philippines, Manila - assisting surgical residents in designing, conducting and reporting research.

Editor, Cochrane Collaboration Incontinence Review Group (2008 - present)



Lapitan MCM, Buckley BS. Impact of palliative urinary diversion by percutaneous nephrostomy drainage and ureteral stenting amongst patients with advanced cervical cancer and obstructive uropathy: a prospective cohort. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research. Accepted for publication October 2010.

Buckley BS, Lapitan MCM. Drugs for treatment of urinary retention after surgery in adults. (Review) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD008023. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008023.pub2.

Imamura M, Abrams P, Bain C, Buckley B, Cardozo L, Cody J, Cook J, Eustice S, Glazener C, Grant A, Hay-Smith J, Hislop J, Jenkinson D, Kilonzo M, Nabi G, N'dow J, Pickard R, Ternent L, Wallace S, Wardle J, Zhu S, Vale L. Systematic review and economic modelling of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of non-surgical treatments for women with stress urinary incontinence. Health Technol Assess. 2010 Aug;14(40):1-506.

Glazener C, Boachie C, Buckley B, Cochran C, Dorey G, Grant A, Hagen S, Kilonzo M, Moore K, N’Dow J, Ramsay C, Vale L A randomised controlled trial of conservative treatment (pelvic floor muscle training and bladder training) for urinary incontinence in men after prostate surgery (MAPS) (abstract) NeuroUrology and Urodynamics 2010; 29 (6): 1093-1094

Buckley BS, Lapitan MC Prevalence of Urinary Incontinence in men, women and children: current evidence. Findings of the 4th International Consultation on Incontinence. (On behalf of the epidemiology committee of the 4th International Consultation on Incontinence, Paris, 2008: Milsom I, Herbison P, Altman D, Lapitan MC, Nelson R, Sillén U, Thom D) Urology, Epub ahead of print DOI:10.1016/j.urology.2009.11.078

Buckley BS, Lapitan MCM. Drugs for treatment of urinary retention after surgery in adults. (Protocol) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD008023. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008023.

Buckley BS, Grant AM, Tincello DG, Wagg AS, Firkins L (On behalf of the James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership on Urinary Incontinence) Prioritising research: patients, carers and clinicians working together to identify and prioritise important clinical uncertainties in urinary incontinence. NeuroUrology and Urodynamics 2010; 29 (5): 708–714.

Buckley B, Grant AM What is the most effective management of neurogenic bladder dysfunction? BMJ 2009;338:b659 doi:10.1136/bmj.b659

Ternent L, Vale L, Buckley B, Glazener C. Measuring outcomes of importance to women with stress urinary incontinence. BJOG (British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology). 2009; 117: 719-725.

Fader M, Bliss D, Buckley BS, Getliffe K, Paterson J, Pieters R, Wilde M, Cottenden A. Making sense of continence products and devices. Urology News 2009: 13 (2); 22-24.

Buckley BS, Lapitan MCM Prevalence of urinary and faecal incontinence and nocturnal enuresis and attitudes to treatment and help-seeking amongst a community-based representative sample of adults in the United Kingdom. Int J Clin Practice 2009; 63 (4): 568–573

Dr Brian S Buckley declared on the Thursday 9th April 2020 that they did not have any existing or known future financial relationships or affiliations to disclose (NONE).