Current research

Chamberlain C. Investigating NHS England Enhanced Supportive Care adoption in cancer centres in England: a survey and interview study Funder: UoB Returning Carers Scheme (£10,000, 2018-2019) 

Chamberlain C, McNair A, Selman LE, Forbes K, Blazeby J. Identifying research directions in palliative surgery in oncology. Funder: Elizabeth Blackwell Institute. (£1625, 2019) 

Woodland H, Forbes K, Verne J, McCune A.  Palliative care in end-stage liver disease. Funder: David Telling Trust £2000 

Hole B. The UNPACK study: UNderstanding treatment preferences of older PAtients and their families deciding between dialysis and comprehensive conservative Care for Kidney failure. Funder: NIHR Doctoral Fellowship: (£334,000, 2017-2022 – supervised by Prof Coast, Dr Selman, Prof Morton) 

Hole B, Selman LE, Winterbottom A, Verne J. Dialysis decisions – getting the right balance. Elizabeth Blackwell Institute. (£1764, 2019)  

Huxtable R Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award: Balancing Best Interests in Healthcare, Ethics and Law (BABEL) (£1.5M, 2018-2023) – includes exploration of end-of-life decisions  

Huxtable R [co-app; PI: I Lee (Yonsie, Korea)]. National Research Foundation of Korea network grant: BRIDGES (Bioethics Research Interdisciplinary Group (England and South Korea)) (£161K, 2017-2020) – end-of-life decisions is one of its three core themes, for intended follow-on bids  

Pocock L, Purdy S, Barclay S Selman LE. The SHIPS study: SHaring Information at the Primary/Secondary care interface for patients with a poor prognosis. Funder: NIHR  (£471,040, 2020-2025)

Pocock L, Selman LE, Chamberlain C, Clayton J, Chacon A. South West Palliative and End of Life Care Advisory Group. Funder: NIHR School for Primary Care Research (£1200, 2019-2020)

Pocock L, Selman LE, Chamberlain C. Palliative and End of Life Care Research Network South West. Funder: Elizabeth Blackwell Institute - Bioethics, Biolaw, Biosociety Research Strand (£1909, 2019-2020)

Pocock L, French L, Farr M, Morris R, Purdy S. The Impact of Electronic Palliative Care Coordination Systems (EPaCCS) on Care at the End of Life: A Realist Evaluation. Funder: NIHR School for Primary Care Research (£124,000, 2017-2020)  

Schofield G, Selman LE, Huxtable R. Ethical challenges in palliative care in sub-Saharan Africa. Funder: Wellcome Trust PhD studentship (£257,333, 2017-2021 – supervised by Prof Huxtable, Dr Selman and Dr Brangan)   

Schofield G, Huxtable R, Selman LE. Everyday Ethics: Identifying the Ethical Challenges faced by United Kingdom Palliative Care Practitioners, Patients and Carers. Funder: Elizabeth Blackwell Institute (£1159, 2019) 

Selman LE, Stone T. Mundy C, Varley R, Maow M, Aabe N. Engaging disadvantaged communities in Temple Quarter to widen access to palliative care and bereavement support with specific reference to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Funder: Temple Quarter Engagement Fund, University of Bristol (£4,900, 2020-21)

Dawson L, Hay J, Selman LE Creative Grieving. Funder: Brigstow (UoB) (£20,000)  

Selman LE and Harrop E [co-PIs] et al. Supporting people bereaved during COVID-19: a mixed methods study of bereaved people’s experiences and the bereavement services supporting them. Funder: Economic and Social Research Council (£355k, 2020-2022)

Selman LE, Hay J, Dawson L, Smith D, Straughan A, Ahmed R, Thomas S. Supporting the bereaved during COVID-19: An online festival to support those grieving in isolation. Funder: Temple Quarter Engagement Fund (UoB) (£5000 2020-2021)

Selman LE Engaging disadvantaged communities in Temple Quarter to widen access to palliative care and bereavement support. Funder: Temple Quarter Engagement Fund (UoB) (£4899 2020-2021)

Dawson L, Hanaway-Oakley C, Selman LE Grief and Baby Loss. Funder: Medical Humanities Research Strand (UoB), (£2500 2020-2021)

Selman LE et al. Good Grief Festival. Funder: Wellcome Trust (£99,000, 2019-2020) 

Selman LE Engaging disadvantaged communities in end of life care research. Funder: Elizabeth Blackwell Institute (EBI) (£500 2019-2020)

Selman LE Optimising Staff-Patient Communication in Advanced Renal Disease (OSCAR). Funder: NIHR Career Development Fellowship (£682,014, 2019-2023) 

Selman LE [co-app] Development and Validation of a Patient-Reported Measure of Compassionate Care. Funder: Canadian Institutes of Health Research ($638,356 CDN £370,309 2017-2021) 

Selman LE [co-app] ‘Enhanced Difficult Conversations’: the development and evaluation of end of life care communications training - a multi-professional blended-learning programme with impact across primary care and acute sectors. Funder: Health Education North London (£134,900 2016-2017)

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