Affiliation: University of Manchester
- Using observation as a data collection method to help understand patient and professional roles and actions in palliative care settingsCatherine Walshe
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, UK
Palliat Med 26:1048-54. 2012..Observational research methods are important for understanding people's actions, roles and behaviour. However, these techniques are underused generally in healthcare research, including research in the palliative care field...
- Parents' and health professionals' perceptions of family centred care for children in hospital, in developed and developing countries: a review of the literatureMandie Foster
Christchurch Public Hospital, 223 D Mount Pleasant Road, Christchurch 8, New Zealand
Int J Nurs Stud 47:1184-93. 2010..However, perceptions of the effectiveness of the operationalization of FCC in terms of meeting family needs are varied...
- District nurses' role in palliative care provision: a realist reviewCatherine Walshe
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
Int J Nurs Stud 47:1167-83. 2010....
- Patterns of access to community palliative care services: a literature reviewCatherine Walshe
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
J Pain Symptom Manage 37:884-912. 2009..Studies need to move beyond description of utilization patterns, and examine whether such patterns are inequitable, and what is happening in the referral or other processes that may result in such patterns...
- Implementation and impact of the Gold Standards Framework in community palliative care: a qualitative study of three primary care trustsC Walshe
Department of Health Research, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Palliat Med 22:736-43. 2008..Slow or incomplete adoption was reported. The GSF was recognised as important because it facilitated changes to previously difficult aspects of work between professionals, but few respondents reported direct benefits to patient care...
- Judgements about fellow professionals and the management of patients receiving palliative care in primary care: a qualitative studyCatherine Walshe
The University of Manchester, The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University Place, Manchester, UK
Br J Gen Pract 58:264-72. 2008..Collaborations are generally formed through formal and informal referral processes, but little is known about what influences professionals' decisions to refer to such services...
- What influences referrals within community palliative care services? A qualitative case studyCatherine Walshe
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, University Place, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
Soc Sci Med 67:137-46. 2008..Practitioners could be more explicit about influences on decision making, and policy makers take account of these complex influences on referrals rather than just mandating change...
- Evaluating partnership working: lessons for palliative careC Walshe
Department of Health Research Training Fellow, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 16:48-54. 2007..Lessons should be learnt from the UK's promulgation of partnerships to ensure that these are used appropriately and only where patient benefit can be anticipated...
- Case studies: a research strategy appropriate for palliative care?Catherine E Walshe
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, UK
Palliat Med 18:677-84. 2004..Using case study strategies rigorously and appropriately can contribute to knowledge in a way which is sensitive to the complex, context-dependent and multiprofessional nature of palliative care...
- The evaluation of complex interventions in palliative care: an exploration of the potential of case study research strategiesCatherine Walshe
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Palliat Med 25:774-81. 2011..Case study research strategies may have potential to contribute to evaluating such complex interventions, and to develop this field of evaluation research...