Irene Tuffrey-Wijne

Summary

Affiliation: St George's Hospital Medical School
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The palliative care needs of people with intellectual disabilities: a literature review
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    Department of Psychiatry of Disability, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Palliat Med 17:55-62. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Developing guidelines for disclosure or non-disclosure of bad news around life-limiting illness and death to people with intellectual disabilities
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George s University of London, London, UK
    J Appl Res Intellect Disabil 26:231-42. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Supporting people with learning disabilities who are affected by a relative or friend with cancer
    Nikoletta Giatras
    St George s University of London, London, UK
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 1:245. 2011
  4. doi request reprint A new model for breaking bad news to people with learning disabilities
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    St George s University of London, London, UK
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 1:244-5. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Breaking bad news to people with learning disabilities
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    St George s University of London, London, UK
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 1:205. 2011
  6. doi request reprint A new model for breaking bad news to people with intellectual disabilities
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George s University of London, London, UK
    Palliat Med 27:5-12. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Using Nominal Group Technique to investigate the views of people with intellectual disabilities on end-of-life care provision
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    Division of Mental Health, St George s University of London, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 58:80-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Communication difficulties and intellectual disability in end-of-life care
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    St George s University of London, Division of Mental Health, London, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 14:189-94. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Co-researching with people with learning disabilities: an experience of involvement in qualitative data analysis
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    Division of Mental Health, St George s University of London, London, UK
    Health Expect 13:174-84. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint People with intellectual disabilities and their need for cancer information
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    St George s, University of London, Department of Mental Health Learning Disabilities, Jenner Wing, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:106-16. 2006

Collaborators

  • Nikoletta Giatras
  • Amanda Cresswell
  • Gary Butler

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint The palliative care needs of people with intellectual disabilities: a literature review
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    Department of Psychiatry of Disability, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Palliat Med 17:55-62. 2003
    ..Areas for possible future development include symptom assessment, evaluation of current practice and access to services and the development of information and training materials...
  2. doi request reprint Developing guidelines for disclosure or non-disclosure of bad news around life-limiting illness and death to people with intellectual disabilities
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George s University of London, London, UK
    J Appl Res Intellect Disabil 26:231-42. 2013
    ..There is insufficient evidence to guide decisions around (non-)disclosure of bad news of life-limiting illness and death to people with intellectual disabilities...
  3. doi request reprint Supporting people with learning disabilities who are affected by a relative or friend with cancer
    Nikoletta Giatras
    St George s University of London, London, UK
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 1:245. 2011
    ..Most people with LD will therefore be affected by cancer of family or friends at some point in their lives. Their support needs are insufficiently understood...
  4. doi request reprint A new model for breaking bad news to people with learning disabilities
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    St George s University of London, London, UK
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 1:244-5. 2011
    ..The task of breaking bad news is often left to carers who are poorly prepared and supported to cope with this. Healthcare professionals don't know how to communicate adequately with people with LD...
  5. doi request reprint Breaking bad news to people with learning disabilities
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    St George s University of London, London, UK
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 1:205. 2011
    ..People with LD are often not told of a life-limiting diagnosis. The task of breaking bad news is often left to carers who are poorly prepared and supported to cope with this...
  6. doi request reprint A new model for breaking bad news to people with intellectual disabilities
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George s University of London, London, UK
    Palliat Med 27:5-12. 2013
    ..To develop a model for breaking bad news that meets the needs of people with intellectual disabilities (IDs)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Using Nominal Group Technique to investigate the views of people with intellectual disabilities on end-of-life care provision
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    Division of Mental Health, St George s University of London, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 58:80-9. 2007
    ..This paper is a report of a study using the Nominal Group Technique as a method to elicit the views of people with intellectual disabilities on sensitive issues, in this example end-of-life care provision...
  8. ncbi request reprint Communication difficulties and intellectual disability in end-of-life care
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    St George s University of London, Division of Mental Health, London, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 14:189-94. 2008
    ..The authors conclude that the ability to communicate effectively with people with intellectual disabilities is a useful skill that will benefit all patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Co-researching with people with learning disabilities: an experience of involvement in qualitative data analysis
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    Division of Mental Health, St George s University of London, London, UK
    Health Expect 13:174-84. 2010
    ..However, there is limited literature about the processes of involving people with learning disabilities in the more intellectual and analytical stages of the research process...
  10. ncbi request reprint People with intellectual disabilities and their need for cancer information
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    St George s, University of London, Department of Mental Health Learning Disabilities, Jenner Wing, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:106-16. 2006
    ..They wanted this information, and appeared to be capable of comprehending it. Further development of accessible information materials around cancer and palliative care is needed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Supporting patients who have intellectual disabilities: a survey investigating staff training needs
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    St George s University of London, Department of Mental Health Learning Disability, Jenner Wing, Cranmer Terrace, London SE17 0RE, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 11:182-8. 2005
    ..This article reports on a small exploratory survey aimed at establishing the perceived training needs of palliative care staff related to supporting people with intellectual disabilities...
  12. ncbi request reprint The palliative care needs of people with intellectual disabilities: a case study
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 8:222-32. 2002
    ..A close collaboration between all professionals, carers, family and the client, and the mutual sharing of expertise, is essential to ensure the best possible care...