Completed Research Projects

Completed research projects

 

CANWALK: A randomised feasibility trial of a walking intervention for people with recurrent or metastatic cancer

Jo Armes, Vicki Tsianakas, Jenny Harris, Emma Ream, Mieke Van Hemelrijck, Arnie Purushotham, Lorelei Mucci, James Green, Karen Robb, Jacquetta Fewster

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Developing a relevant and acceptable educational intervention for carers of patients with breathlessness in advanced disease: the Learning about Breathlessness Study

Morag Farquhar, Clarissa Penfold, Gail Ewing, Ravi Mahadeva, Julie Burkin, Sophie Howson, John Benson, Roberta Lovick, Sara Booth, David Gilligan, Chris Todd

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Brief Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Intervention for Women with Psychosexual Difficulties Following Treatment for Gynaecological Cancer: a Feasibility Study

Dr Philip Hodgson, Prof Pauline Pearson, Karen Corder, Dr Karen Roberts, Dr Isabel White

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Sharing bad news: development of an intervention to support patients with cancer to share the news of their diagnosis with significant others

Gail Ewing, Nothando Ngwenya, Morag Farquhar, Sue Bailey, John Benson, David Gilligan, Jane Seymour

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Receiving end of life care at home: experiences of the bereaved carers of cancer patients cared for by health care assistants

Dan Munday, Melanie Lovatt, Julie Roberts, Veronica Nanton, Bill Noble, Christine Ingleton, Elizabeth Pitt, Kate Seers

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Enhancing the role of carers in the outpatient chemotherapy setting: a participatory action research project

Professor Emma Ream, Dr Vicki Tsianakas, Ms Rebecca Verity, Ms Catherine Oakley, Mr Trevor Murrells, Professor Glenn Robert, Professor Alison Richardson

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Mapping and understanding specialist cancer and cancer-related helplines in the UK

Dr Geraldine M Leydon, Dr Katie Ekberg, Dr Lisa Danquah, Dr Beth Stuart, Dr Joanne McDermott, Dr Charis Roy, and Professor Paul Little on behalf of the study Investigators

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Patients’ and family carers’ construction of quality in supportive and palliative district nursing care

Catherine Walshe, Maurice Nagington, Karen Luker

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Developing a model of best practice for people with Cutaneous T cell lymphoma (CTCL) and their caregivers: an investigation of multidimensional supportive and palliative care needs

Dr. Teresa Beynon, Dr. Fiona Child, Dr. Richard Harding, Dr. Danuta Orlowska, Eloise Radcliffe, Dr. Lucy Selman, Cathy Shipman, Professor Sean Whittaker

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Enhancing the role of carers in the outpatient chemotherapy setting:  a participatory action research project

Professor Emma Ream Dr Vicki Tsianakas Ms Rebecca Verity Ms Catherine Oakley Mr Trevor Murrells  Professor Glenn Robert Professor Alison Richardson, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing & Midwifery King’s College London

A short film made as part of the intervention, and featuring staff from the Dimbleby Cancer Care Information and Support Services:

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A study to explore the experience and support needs of older caregivers caring for family members (or friends) with cancer: initial report

Dr Christopher Bailey, University of Southampton

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Development  of a ‘what matters to family carers’ assessment tool for evaluation  of care and support at end of life care (Phase 2)

Dr Gail Ewing, Professor Gunn Grande & Professor Sheila Payne on behalf of the National Forum for Hospice at Home

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Understanding the ‘unknown’: a case study approach to explore patients’, carers’ and health care professionals’ experiences of cancer of an unknown primary site

Professor Julia Addington-Hall, Professor Alison Richardson et al, University of Southampton

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Evaluation of Preferred Place of Care (PPC): towards quality improvement

Dr Iris Cohen Fineberg / Lera O’Connor, University of Lancaster

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An exploration of parents’ and professionals’ roles in sharing illness and treatment information with children who have cancer

Professor Faith Gibson, London South Bank University / Great Ormond Street Hospital

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A feasibility study of relaxation therapy plus autohypnotherapy training (HYPREL) for patients with thoracic cancer undergoing radiotherapy

Professor Leslie Walker, University of Hull

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Complementary therapies (CTs) and supportive cancer care: towards integration and holistic care? A qualitative study of patients and professionals

Maggie Evans, Academic Unit of Primary Care, University of Bristol

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Ethnicity and Cancer: examining psychosocial transitions for older people

Professor Sheila Payne, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University

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Helping with Touch or Talk (TOT): Feasibility of a randomised controlled trial to examine the clinical and cost effectiveness of aromatherapy massage versus cognitive behaviour therapy in patients in cancer/palliative care

Dr Marc Serfaty, School of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College London Medical School

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Advance Care Planning in Advanced Cancer – can it be achieved? A patient preference trial of a care planning discussion

Dr Louise Jones, School of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College London Medical School

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Preferred Place of Death: Factors influencing actual versus preferred place of death and the decision making process

Dr George Walker, Rowcroft Hospice, Devon

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A qualitative synthesis of the use of complementary and alternative medicine after a diagnosis of cancer

Professor Nicky Britten, Institute of Health & Social Care Research, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth

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