Penny Wright

Summary

Affiliation: University of Leeds
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Managing social difficulties: roles and responsibilities of patients and staff
    Penny Wright
    Psychosocial and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK, St James s Institute of Oncology, Leeds, UK
    Psychooncology 21:20-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint The Social Difficulties Inventory (SDI): development of subscales and scoring guidance for staff
    Penny Wright
    Psychosocial Oncology and Clinical Practice Research Group, Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Leeds, Beckett Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
    Psychooncology 20:36-43. 2011
  3. pmc Screening for social difficulties in cancer patients: clinical utility of the Social Difficulties Inventory
    P Wright
    Psychosocial and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK, Clinical Centre in Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
    Br J Cancer 97:1063-70. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Measurement and interpretation of social distress using the social difficulties inventory (SDI)
    Penny Wright
    Psychosocial and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, Section of Oncology and Clinical Research, University of Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cancer 44:1529-35. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Routine assessment of social difficulties in cancer patients: are we opening Pandora's box?
    Emma J Podmore
    Psychosocial and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK, St James s Institute of Oncology, Leeds, UK LS9 7TF
    Support Care Cancer 17:1425-32. 2009
  6. pmc Integrating patient reported outcomes with clinical cancer registry data: a feasibility study of the electronic Patient-Reported Outcomes From Cancer Survivors (ePOCS) system
    Laura Ashley
    School of Social, Psychological and Communication Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 15:e230. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Patients report improvements in continuity of care when quality of life assessments are used routinely in oncology practice: secondary outcomes of a randomised controlled trial
    Galina Velikova
    St James s Institute of Oncology, University of Leeds, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cancer 46:2381-8. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Measuring social difficulties in routine patient-centred assessment: a Rasch analysis of the social difficulties inventory
    Adam B Smith
    Psychosocial Oncology and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre in Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, LS9 7TF, UK
    Qual Life Res 16:823-31. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Cancer patients' and clinicians' opinions on the best time in secondary care to approach patients for recruitment to longitudinal questionnaire-based research
    Laura Ashley
    Psychosocial Oncology and Clinical Practice Research Group, University of Leeds, St James s Institute of Oncology, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
    Support Care Cancer 20:3365-72. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Validation of an item bank for detecting and assessing psychological distress in cancer patients
    Adam B Smith
    Centre for Health and Social Care, University of Leeds, UK
    Psychooncology 18:195-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Managing social difficulties: roles and responsibilities of patients and staff
    Penny Wright
    Psychosocial and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK, St James s Institute of Oncology, Leeds, UK
    Psychooncology 21:20-8. 2012
    ..This study examines the roles and responsibilities of staff, patients and families in relation to management of social difficulties and proposes a pathway for response...
  2. doi request reprint The Social Difficulties Inventory (SDI): development of subscales and scoring guidance for staff
    Penny Wright
    Psychosocial Oncology and Clinical Practice Research Group, Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Leeds, Beckett Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
    Psychooncology 20:36-43. 2011
    ..To develop subscales for clinical use of the Social Difficulties Inventory (SDI) with score interpretation guidance for use in routine oncology practice...
  3. pmc Screening for social difficulties in cancer patients: clinical utility of the Social Difficulties Inventory
    P Wright
    Psychosocial and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK, Clinical Centre in Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
    Br J Cancer 97:1063-70. 2007
    ..In conclusion, general guidance for interpreting the SDI has been developed to enhance health-care professional/patient consultations with a view to identifying patients who may benefit from support, advice or intervention...
  4. doi request reprint Measurement and interpretation of social distress using the social difficulties inventory (SDI)
    Penny Wright
    Psychosocial and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, Section of Oncology and Clinical Research, University of Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cancer 44:1529-35. 2008
    ..Cancer has a significant social impact. There is a requirement to undertake formal assessment of this in research and clinical practice...
  5. doi request reprint Routine assessment of social difficulties in cancer patients: are we opening Pandora's box?
    Emma J Podmore
    Psychosocial and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK, St James s Institute of Oncology, Leeds, UK LS9 7TF
    Support Care Cancer 17:1425-32. 2009
    ..The aim of this analysis is to assess the level of unmet need for social difficulties and to identify any potential increase in required interventions that may occur as a result of detailed assessment...
  6. pmc Integrating patient reported outcomes with clinical cancer registry data: a feasibility study of the electronic Patient-Reported Outcomes From Cancer Survivors (ePOCS) system
    Laura Ashley
    School of Social, Psychological and Communication Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 15:e230. 2013
    ..The innovative electronic Patient-reported Outcomes from Cancer Survivors (ePOCS) system was developed to integrate PROs, collected online at specified post-diagnostic time-points, with clinical and treatment data in cancer registries...
  7. doi request reprint Patients report improvements in continuity of care when quality of life assessments are used routinely in oncology practice: secondary outcomes of a randomised controlled trial
    Galina Velikova
    St James s Institute of Oncology, University of Leeds, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cancer 46:2381-8. 2010
    ..The secondary aims of the trial were to measure any impact on patient satisfaction and patients' perspectives on continuity and coordination of their care...
  8. ncbi request reprint Measuring social difficulties in routine patient-centred assessment: a Rasch analysis of the social difficulties inventory
    Adam B Smith
    Psychosocial Oncology and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre in Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, LS9 7TF, UK
    Qual Life Res 16:823-31. 2007
    ..Although well-validated, not enough is known about the clinical meaning and utility of the instrument or whether the items can be meaningfully summed to form a summary index of "Social Distress"...
  9. doi request reprint Cancer patients' and clinicians' opinions on the best time in secondary care to approach patients for recruitment to longitudinal questionnaire-based research
    Laura Ashley
    Psychosocial Oncology and Clinical Practice Research Group, University of Leeds, St James s Institute of Oncology, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
    Support Care Cancer 20:3365-72. 2012
    ..This study aimed to gather cancer patients' and clinicians' opinions and preferences about the best time, in the secondary care pathway, to approach patients about joining longitudinal observational PROMs-based (LO-PROMs) research...
  10. doi request reprint Validation of an item bank for detecting and assessing psychological distress in cancer patients
    Adam B Smith
    Centre for Health and Social Care, University of Leeds, UK
    Psychooncology 18:195-9. 2009
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  11. pmc A Rasch and factor analysis of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-General (FACT-G)
    Adam B Smith
    Psychosocial and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:19. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the dimensionality and measurement properties of the FACT-G with Rasch Models and Factor analysis...
  12. doi request reprint Measurement invariance of the 16-item social distress scale
    Adam B Smith
    Centre for Health and Social Care, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JL, UK
    Qual Life Res 20:507-11. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether item locations remained stable over time, in order to support the longitudinal use of the instrument...
  13. doi request reprint Score equivalence of electronic and paper versions of the Social Difficulties Inventory (SDI-21): a randomised crossover trial in cancer patients
    Laura Ashley
    Psychosocial Oncology and Clinical Practice Research Group, University of Leeds, Level 3, Bexley Wing, St James s Institute of Oncology, Leeds, LS9 7TF, UK
    Qual Life Res 22:1435-40. 2013
    ..However, several recent studies have administered the SDI-21 on paper. We sought to test the score equivalence of electronic and paper versions of the SDI-21...
  14. pmc Psychosocial difficulties, deprivation and cancer: three questionnaire studies involving 609 cancer patients
    P Wright
    Psychosocial and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre in Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
    Br J Cancer 93:622-6. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint Self-reported quality of life of individual cancer patients: concordance of results with disease course and medical records
    G Velikova
    Imperial Cancer Research Fund Cancer Medicine Research Unit, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom
    J Clin Oncol 19:2064-73. 2001
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  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of a physiotherapist-led training programme on attitudes of nurses caring for patients after stroke
    A Forster
    Department of Health Care for the Elderly, St Luke s Hospital, Bradford, UK
    Clin Rehabil 13:113-22. 1999
    ..A multidisciplinary project team developed a five-month physiotherapist-led training programme designed to enhance nurses' rehabilitation skills...
  17. pmc Feasibility test of a UK-scalable electronic system for regular collection of patient-reported outcome measures and linkage with clinical cancer registry data: the electronic Patient-reported Outcomes from Cancer Survivors (ePOCS) system
    Laura Ashley
    Psychosocial Oncology and Clinical Practice Research Group, University of Leeds, St James s Institute of Oncology, Beckett Street, Leeds, LS9 7TF, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:66. 2011
    ..This study aims to test the feasibility of the ePOCS system, by running it for 2 years in two Yorkshire NHS Trusts, and using the Northern and Yorkshire Cancer Registry and Information Service...
  18. pmc Validating automated screening for psychological distress by means of computer touchscreens for use in routine oncology practice
    A Cull
    Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Medical Oncology Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Cancer 85:1842-9. 2001
    ..It offers the potential for improving 'case' detection in routine oncology practice while reducing the burden of questions put to 'non-cases'. Further work is needed to develop optimal choice of screening questions for this purpose...
  19. ncbi request reprint Double-blind, placebo-controlled comparison of intramuscular olanzapine and intramuscular haloperidol in the treatment of acute agitation in schizophrenia
    P Wright
    Lilly Research Centre, Eli Lilly Company, Surrey, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 158:1149-51. 2001
    ..No significant QT(c) interval changes were observed in any patients. CONCLUSIONS: Intramuscular olanzapine represents a rapid, effective, and safe treatment for acute agitation in schizophrenia...