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Dr Lucy Selman

Dr Lucy Selman

Dr Lucy Selman

Senior Research Fellow

Area of research

Patients' experience of health and illness, palliative and end of life care, developing and evaluating health services and interventions

Office 3.12
Canynge Hall,
39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS
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Research summary

I hold the post of Senior Research Fellow in the School of Population Health Sciences. In 2019 I start a four-year NIHR Career Development Fellowship leading the OSCAR study (Optimising Staff-patient Communication in Advanced Renal disease). I co-lead the University of Bristol Palliative and End of Life Care Research Group.  

My research interests fall into two areas: the development and evaluation of complex clinical interventions, and palliative and end of life care.

Development and evaluation of complex interventions 

I have worked on a number of studies using mixed methods to develop and evaluate complex interventions. In 2012-14 I ...

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I joined the BRTC as a Research Fellow in January 2016. Before joining the BRTC I worked for ten years as a researcher at the Cicely Saunders Institute, Department of Palliative Care, Policy & Rehabilitation, King's College London. There I completed my PhD, a mixed methods study of the assessment of spiritual well-being among patients receiving palliative care in South Africa and Uganda. 

I have worked primarily in the field of palliative care, conducting and coordinating research in primary, tertiary and community settings in the UK, India, South Africa, Uganda, Kenya and the USA. My research has focused ...

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