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Report on visit to Harriet Benson Memorial Hospital Lalitpur, Utter Pradesh, India by  Kim Donaldson, practice development facilitator and Lorraine Wilson, community palliative care team leader.

Journal Publications

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Distance education methods are useful for delivering education to palliative caregivers: A single-arm trial of an education package (PalliativE Caregivers Education…

L Forbat, R Robinson, R Bilton-Simek, K Francois, M Lewis, …
Palliative Medicine, 0269216317712849
ESPEN guidelines on nutrition in cancer patients

J Arends, P Bachmann, V Baracos, N Barthelemy, H Bertz, F Bozzetti, …
Clinical Nutrition 36 (1), 11-48
111 2017
The use of opioids in cancer patients with renal impairment—a systematic review

TA Sande, BJA Laird, MT Fallon
Supportive Care in Cancer, 1-15
2 2017
Prognostic tools in patients with advanced cancer: a systematic review

CPL Simmons, DC McMillan, K McWilliams, TA Sande, KC Fearon, …
Journal of pain and symptom management
7 2017
Improving access to the KIS in secondary care

CC Hall, C Lunan, A Finucane, JA Spiller
BMJ Open Quality 6 (2)
Physical, social, psychological and existential trajectories of loss and adaptation towards the end of life for older people living with frailty: a serial interview study

A Lloyd, M Kendall, JM Starr, SA Murray
BMC geriatrics 16 (1), 176
9 2016
Supporting the provision of palliative care in the home environment: a proof-of-concept single-arm trial of a PalliativE Carers Education Package (PrECEPt)

L Forbat, E Haraldsdottir, M Lewis, K Hepburn
BMJ open 6 (10), e012681
1 2016
Electronic key information summaries can highlight patients’ wishes out of hours

A Finucane, J Tapsfield, C Hall, C Lunan, H McCutheon, P McLoughlin, …
BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care 6 (3), 405-406
1 2016
Mapping the progress and impacts of public health approaches to palliative care: a scoping review protocol

D Archibald, R Patterson, E Haraldsdottir, M Hazelwood, S Fife, …
BMJ open 6 (7), e012058
Quality of life in patients with advanced cancer: differential association with performance status and systemic inflammatory response

BJA Laird, M Fallon, MJ Hjermstad, S Tuck, S Kaasa, P Klepstad, …
Journal of Clinical Oncology 34 (23), 2769-2775
15 2016
Characteristics of the case mix, organisation and delivery in cancer palliative care: a challenge for good-quality research

MJ Hjermstad, N Aass, F Aielli, M Bennett, C Brunelli, A Caraceni, …
BMJ supportive & palliative care, bmjspcare-2015-000997
2 2016
Multi-dimensional Illness Trajectories in People with Cancer, Organ Failure or Frailty: A Synthesis of 8 Qualitative Longitudinal Studies

M Kendall, E Carduff, A Lloyd, B Kimbell, D Cavers, S Buckingham, …
Palliative Medicine 30 (6), NP30
Many people in Scotland now benefit from anticipatory care before they die: an after death analysis and interviews with general practitioners

J Tapsfield, C Hall, C Lunan, H McCutcheon, P McLoughlin, J Rhee, …
BMJ supportive & palliative care, bmjspcare-2015-001014
8 2016
Patient and caregiver experiences of Dnacpr conversations: an integrative review of the literature

C Hall, J Lugton, J Spiller, E Carduff
Palliative Medicine 30 (4), S32-S33
Piloting a new approach in primary care to identify, assess and support carers of people with terminal illnesses: a feasibility study.

E Carduff. A Jarvis, G Highet, A Lloyd, A Finucane, M Kendall, N Harrison, J …
BMC family practice 17 (1)
Why do older people get less palliative care than younger people?

SM A Lloyd, M Kendall, E Carduff, D Cavers, B Kimbell
European Journal of Palliative Care 23 (3), 132-137
The experiences of stroke survivors, their families and unpaid carers regarding goal setting within stroke rehabilitation: a systematic review protocol

A Lloyd, K Bannigan, T Sugavanam, J Freeman
JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports 14 (1), 77-88
1 2016
Randomized double-blind trial of pregabalin versus placebo in conjunction with palliative radiotherapy for cancer-induced bone pain

M Fallon, PJ Hoskin, LA Colvin, SM Fleetwood-Walker, D Adamson, …
Journal of Clinical Oncology 34 (6), 550-556
21 2015
Symptom control trials in patients with advanced cancer: a qualitative study

T Middlemiss, M Lloyd-Williams, BJ Laird, MT Fallon
Journal of pain and symptom management 50 (5), 642-649. e1
7 2015
The BMEA study: the impact of meridian balanced method electroacupuncture on women with chronic pelvic pain—a three-arm randomised controlled pilot study usi…

OT Chong, HOD Critchley, AW Horne, R Elton, E Haraldsdottir, M Fallon
BMJ open 5 (11), e008621
3 2015
Attenuating pain flare: a new role for an old therapy?

BJ Laird, M Fallon
The Lancet Oncology 16 (15), 1440-1441
1 2015
Different experiences and goals in different advanced diseases: comparing serial interviews with patients with cancer, organ failure, or frailty and their family and pro…

M Kendall, E Carduff, A Lloyd, B Kimbell, D Cavers, S Buckingham, …
Journal of pain and symptom management 50 (2), 216-224
23 2015
Clinical Note

N Sansó, L Galiana, A Oliver, A Pascual, S Sinclair, E Benito, F Riou, …
Exploring the changing multidimensional experiences of frail older people towards the end of life: a narrative study

AE Lloyd
The University of Edinburgh
Is radiotherapy useful for treating pain in mesothelioma?: A phase II trial

N MacLeod, A Chalmers, N O’Rourke, K Moore, J Sheridan, L McMahon, …
Journal of Thoracic Oncology 10 (6), 944-950
17 2015
Prognosis in advanced lung cancer–a prospective study examining key clinicopathological factors

CP Simmons, F Koinis, MT Fallon, KC Fearon, J Bowden, TS Solheim, …
Lung Cancer 88 (3), 304-309
22 2015
A randomised, open-label trial of a Multimodal Intervention (Exercise, Nutrition and Anti-inflammatory Medication) plus standard care versus standard care alone to p…

S Kaasa, T Solheim, BJA Laird, T Balstad, GB Stene, A Bye, MT Fallon, …
Journal of Clinical Oncology 33 (15_suppl), 9628-9628
5 2015

CC Hall, E Carduff, J Lugton, J Spiller
BMJ supportive & palliative care 5 (1), 117-117
A Study To Assess The Use And Completion Of The Electronic Key Information Summary (kis) At The Point Of Hospital Admission For Patients At Risk Of Deterioratio…

CC Hall, JA Spiller
BMJ supportive & palliative care 5 (1), 109-109
Dancing to a different tune: living and dying with cancer, organ failure and physical frailty

M Kendall, E Carduff, A Lloyd, B Kimbell, H Pinnock, SA Murray
BMJ Support Palliat Care 5 (1), 101-2
5 2015
The constraints of the ordinary:’being with’in the context of end-of-life nursing care.

E Haraldsdottir
International Journal of Palliative Nursing 17 (5)
18 2011

Poster and Oral Presentations

Calvard, J. Retrospective Comparative Study of Alfentanil Use within Two Inpatient Units within a Hospice Setting- factors which Affect Prescribing.

15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (2017)

 Haraldsdottir, E., Christie, L., & McArthur, J. P-12 Art and hospice care-building a strategic relationship. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 5.3, A4-A5.

Calvard, J. Death and Grief online. The opportunities and challenges of incorporating digital legacies inro a palliative care setting. Hospice UK conference

Kendall M., Carduff E., Lloyd A., Kimbell B., Pinnock H., Murray S.A. “Dancing to a different tune: living and dying with cancer, organ failure and physical frailty.” BMJ supportive & palliative care 5.1 (2015)

Patterns of Multidimensional Change towards the End of Life for Frail Older People Lloyd A., Kendall M., Starr J., Murray S. BMJ supportive & palliative care 5.1 (2015)

J Logan, A Ojera, R Namwanga, R Katusabe, L Nabirye, E Haraldsdottir, M Leng, L Grant, J Downing: The Uganda Palliative Care Nurse leadership Programme: Partnership with a Hospice in the UK

Haraldsdottir E., Munday D., Manak M., Ratcliff C. and Thyle A: Mixed method evaluation of a palliative care project in rural North India

Janice Logan, Margaret Colquhon and Ailsa Espie: Person-centred palliative care education

Linda Blackie, Gail LeMasurier, Siobhan Mack, Anne Robertson and Kim Donaldson: Living with loss – ensuring people with a learning disability are supported through losses in life.

Kim Donaldson and Fiona Cruickshank: Don’t forget about me – developing a person-centred approach to caring for people with dementia within a hospice setting

Haraldsdottir E. and Christie L.: Art and Hospice Care – building a strategic relationship

MNC Educators Group. Palliative Cared Education in Lothian: Does it Measure UP? A Mapping Exercise: Lothian MNC Educators Group

St. Columba’s Hospice End of Life Care Group. ‘Location, Location, Location’ the complexity of Preferred Place of Death

Margaret Colquhoun and Joyce Templeton. Panning for gold: Ensuring an evidence base for end of life decision-making

Kemp R., Hill V. Donaldson K., Adam J., McKay J., Howie E., Wilson L., Brown H., Brown D.: DNACPR – Resuscitating Best Practice: Applying policy to practice in a hospice setting.

Pauline Gibb, Kim Donaldson and Vicky Hill: Adapting to Life after Loss – does counselling in a specialist palliative care unit make a difference?

Carla Galinsky, Kim Donaldson, Michael Paterson, Hazel Sayers: Pause for Thought – a spiritual resource for patients, families, visitors and staff.

Brown D., Partridge M., Adam J. Assessing prognosis in the Hospice: The Views of Nursing Staff

Brown D., Partridge M., Adam J., McMillan D. Prognostication in the Hospice Setting: The Usefulness of the modified Glasgow Prognostic Score

Helen Gray, Joan Adam, Tricia McLaughlin, Lorraine Wilson, Vicky Hill, Duncan Brown. Visiting All Hours? The Views of Hospice Staff on the Visiting Policy