Publications

  • Deckx, L., Mitchell, G., Rosenberg, J., Kelly, M., Carmont, S., Yates P.  (2018) Understanding  the factors that influence general practitioners to recognise when patients are approaching the end-of-life care: a qualitative study (Published Abstract: European Association of Palliative Care [EAPC] Research Congress, Bern, Switzerland)

Awards

  • Manuscript scholarship award – 2nd place (250€)– at European Dialysis and Transplant Nurses Association / European Renal Care Association (EDTNA ERCA) Conference, September 2017, Krakow, Poland.
    • Chambers, S., Bonner, A. (Presenter), Healy, H., Hoy, W., Mitchell, G., Kark, A., Ratanjee, S., Yates, P. Renal patients’ symptom experience and quality of life in their last year of life
  • Best Nursing Abstract ($500)at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) Research Symposium, September 2017 ($500) Brisbane, QLD, Australia.
    • Button, E. (Presenter)
  • Finalist in ‘Three Minutes of Fame’ competition ($500) – at RBWH Research Symposium, September 2016, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.
    • Button, E. (Presenter) Rainy Day thinking for people with a haematological malignancy.
  • Poster award – in top 10 at the Renal Society of Australasia (RSA) Annual Conference, June 2016, Gold Coast QLD, Australia.
    • Chambers, S. (Presenter), Bonner, A., Chhabra, S., Healy, H., Ratanjee, S., Kark, A., Yates, P.

Conference Presentations

  • Chambers, S., Bonner, A. (Presenter), Healy, H., Hoy, W., Mitchell, G., Kark, A., Ratanjee, S., Yates, P. Renal patients’ symptom experience and quality of life in their last year of life. Poster (on Stage with 5 min speech) Presented at: European Dialysis and Transplant Nurses Association / European Renal Care Association (EDTNA ERCA) Conference, September 2017, Krakow, Poland.
  • Button, E. (Presenter) Identifying risk of deteriorating and dying for people with a haematological malignancy. Presented at: RBWH Research Symposium, September 2017, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.
  • Chambers, S. (Presenter), Bonner, A., Healy, H., Hoy, W., Kark, A., Ratanjee, S., Mitchell, G., Douglas, C., Yates, P. Terminal kidney disease: Health administrative data informing appropriate palliative models. Poster. Presented at: Australian Palliative Care Conference, September 2017, Adelaide, SA, Australia.
  • Close, E., White, B., Willmott, L. Gallois, C., Parker, M., Graves, N. ‘Not ‘worth’ it? Doctors’ perceptions of the role of resources in futility determinations’. Presented at: International Conference on End of Life Law, Ethics, Policy, and Practice, September 2017, Halifax, Canada (concurrent session)
  • Rutherford, J. ‘Australian doctors’ attitudes to assisted dying law reform’. Presented at: International Conference on End of Life Law, Ethics, Policy, and Practice, September 2017, Halifax, Canada (concurrent session).
  • Mitchell, G., Rosenberg, JP., Deckx, L., Kelly, M., Carmont, S-A. Yates, P. Are GPs recognising patients who are approaching end-of-life, and how do they respond? Symposium presentation: Evidence supporting primary care involvement in routine end of life care. Presented at: Primary Health Care Research Conference, August 2017, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.
  • Bonner, A. (Presenter), Chambers, S., Healy, H., Hoy, W., Mitchell, G., Kark, A., Ratanjee, S., Yates P. Tracking symptom experience and physical functioning in the last 12 months of life in advanced chronic kidney disease. Presented at: Renal Society of Australasia (RSA) Conference, June 2017, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
  • Bonner, A. (Presenter), Chambers, S., Healy, H., Mitchell, G., Yates, P. Reflecting on researching vulnerable patients with end stage kidney disease: lessons learnt to inform future research endeavours.  Presented at: Renal Society of Australasia (RSA) Conference, June 2017, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
  • Button, E. (Presenter), Gavin, N., Chan, R., Chambers, S., Butler, J., Yates, P. Clinical Indicators that identify risk of deteriorating and dying in people with a haematological malignancy. Presented at: MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting on Supportive Care in Cancer, June 2017, Washington DC, USA.
  • Button, E. (Invited speaker), New and emerging approaches to palliative care integration. Presented at: Centre for Palliative care Research and Education (CPCRE) annual meeting, May 2017. Brisbane, QLD, Australia.
  • Button, E. (Presenter) Integrating palliative care in the haematology setting. Presented at: Haematology Association of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting, 2017, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
  • Rosenberg, JP. (Invited plenary speaker and Q&A panelist).Leadership and Linkages: two projects to promote Advance Care Planning. Presented at: Advance Care Planning Australia Conference, November 2016, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.
  • Button, E. (Presenter), Gavin, NC., Chan, R., Chambers, S., Butler, J., Yates, P. Clinical indicators that identify risk of deteriorating and dying for people with a haematological malignancy; Results of an international Delphi study. Poster Presented at: RBWH Symposium, September 2016, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.
  • Mitchell, GK., Senior, HE., Bibo, MP., Makoni, B., Young, SN., Rosenberg, JP. (Invited keynote speaker), Yates, P. Evaluation of a pilot of nurse practitioner led, GP supported rural palliative care provision. Palliative Care Nurses Australia Biennial Conference, September 2016, Canberra, ACT, Australia.
    • Poster and Speed Talk Presented at: Renal Society of Australasia (RSA) Annual Conference. (From evidence to excellence: New heights in renal care), June 2016, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia.
    • Poster Presented at: RBWH Symposium, September 2016, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.
  • Button, E. (Presenter), Chan, R., Chambers, S., Butler, J., Yates, P. Identifying clinical indicators of deteriorating and terminal Illness in haematology patients. Presented at: Brisbane Cancer Conference (Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners: Innovation healthcare through partnerships), December 2015, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.
  • Button, E. (Presenter), Chan, R., Chambers, S., Butler, J., Yates, P. A literature review of signs, symptoms and characteristics associated with the end of life in people with a haematological malignancy: A literature review. Presented at:
    • Haematology Association of Australia Scientific Meeting, October 2015. Adelaide, SA, Australia.
    • Poster: Cancer Nurses Society of Australia Annual Congress, May 2016, Cairns, QLD, Australia.
  • Button, E. (Presenter) Chan, R., Chambers, S., Butler, J., Yates, P. A systematic review of prognostic factors in the final three months of life for people with a haematological malignancy. Poster Presented at: RBWH Research Symposium, October 2015. Brisbane, QLD, Australia.