Dr MacKintosh studied Medicine at the University of Manchester and qualified in 2005. She has trained as a general gynaecologist and is also an accredited subspecialist in gynaecological oncology, training at both St Mary's Hospital and The Christie Hospital, Manchester. Dr MacKintosh was awarded an MD from the University of Manchester for her research into the relationship between obesity and endometrial cancer and continues to be involved in national research studies. Within the NHS she is involved in training and improving the quality of patient care and has taught on local and international courses.
- Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
- British Gynaecological Cancer Society
- British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology.
Dr MacKintosh works primarily as a gynaecological oncologist, investigating and treating women with suspected or confirmed cancers of the endometrium, vulva, ovary and cervix. She is experienced in surgery for advanced ovarian cancer and advanced laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery. In addition she is an accredited colposcopist and a general gynaecologist and cares for women with a variety of gynaecological complaints including abnormal smears, vulval skin problems, abnormal menstrual or postmenopausal bleeding and ovarian cysts.