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Dr Nancy Preston

Senior Lecturer

  1. 2018
  2. Published

    Integrated palliative care networks from the perspectives of patients: A cross-sectional explorative study in five European countries

    den Herder-van der Eerden, M., Ebenau, A., Payne, S., Preston, N., Radbruch, L., Linge-Dahl, L., Csikos, A., Busa, C., Van Beek, K., Groot, M., Vissers, K. & Hasselaar, J. 1/06/2018 In : Palliative Medicine. 32, 6, p. 1103-1113 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  3. Published

    Facilitation of an end-of-life care programme into practice within UK nursing care homes: a mixed-methods study

    Kinley, J., Froggatt, K. A. & Preston, N. J. 06/2018 In : International Journal of Nursing Studies. 82, p. 1-10 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  4. Published
  5. Published
  6. Published

    The views of adults with Huntington’s disease on assisted dying: a qualitative exploration

    Regan, L., Preston, N. J., Eccles, F. J. R. & Simpson, J. 1/04/2018 In : Palliative Medicine. 32, 4, p. 708-715 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  7. Published

    Family caregivers' reflections on experiences of assisted suicide in Switzerland: a qualitative interview study

    Gamondi, C., Pott, M., Preston, N. & Payne, S. 04/2018 In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 55, 4, p. 1085-1094 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  8. E-pub ahead of print
  9. Published
  10. E-pub ahead of print

    Integrated palliative care is about professional networking rather than standardisation of care: A qualitative study with healthcare professionals in 19 integrated palliative care initiatives in five European countries

    den Herder-van der Eerden, M., van Wijngaarden, J., Payne, S., Preston, N., Linge-Dahl, L., Radbruch, L., Van Beek, K., Menten, J., Busa, C., Csikos, A., Vissers, K., van Gurp, J. & Hasselaar, J. 13/02/2018 In : Palliative Medicine. 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  11. Published

    Perceptions and Experiences of Patients and Informal Caregivers in Advanced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: An Exploratory Study (TH371B)

    Fusi-Schmidhauser, T., Froggatt, K. & Preston, N. 02/2018 In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 55, 2, p. 592 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  12. Published

    Namaste Care for people with advanced dementia towards the end of life living in care homes: a realist review

    Froggatt, K. A., Bunn, F., Lynch, J., Sharpe, R., Preston, N. J., Walshe, C. E. & Goodman, C. 2018

    Research output: Contribution to conference Poster

  13. Published

    The ‘Hospice in Your Care Home’ Project: A Responsive Evaluation

    Froggatt, K. A., Preston, N. J., Eastham, R. K., Chalfont, G. & Dempsey, D. 2018

    Research output: Contribution to conference Poster

  14. 2017
  15. Published

    Outcomes, measurement and effectiveness. Lessons from a pragmatic randomised wait-list trial of volunteer support in palliative care (ELSA)

    Walshe, C. E., Dodd, S. R., Hill, M., Ockenden, N., Payne, S. A., Preston, N. J. & Perez Algorta, G. D. 1/12/2017 In : Omsorg. The Norwegian Journal of Palliative Medicine. 34, 4, p. 58-60 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  16. Published

    Enhancing integrated palliative care: what models are appropriate?: A cross-case analysis

    Payne, S. A., Hughes, S., Varey, S. E., Hasselaar, J., Preston, N. J. & Eastham, R. K. 28/11/2017 In : BMC Palliative Care. 16, 64, 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  17. Published

    Is the content of guidelines/pathways a barrier for the integration of palliative Care in Chronic Heart Failure (CHF) and chronic pulmonary obstructive disease (COPD)?: A comparison with the case of cancer in Europe

    Siouta, N., Van Beek, K., Payne, S., Radbruch, L., Preston, N., Hasselaar, J., Centeno, C. & Menten, J. 28/11/2017 In : BMC Palliative Care. 16, 1, 8 p., 62

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  18. E-pub ahead of print

    The views of adults with neurodegenerative diseases on end-of-life care: a metasynthesis

    Regan, L., Preston, N. J., Eccles, F. J. R. & Simpson, J. 6/11/2017 In : Aging and Mental Health. 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  19. Published
  20. Published
  21. Published

    Drug therapy for symptoms associated with anxiety in adult palliative care patients

    Salt, S., Mulvaney, C. & Preston, N. 18/05/2017 In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2017, 5, CD004596

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  22. 2016
  23. Published
  24. Published
  25. Published

    Cochrane corner: interventions for the management of malignant pleural effusions

    Clive, A., Bhatnagar, R., Preston, N. J., Maskell, N. & Jones, H. E. 10/2016 In : Thorax. 71, 10, p. 964-966 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  26. Published

    What are the fears and support needs of those living alone in the last year of life and who responds?

    Hughes, S., Preston, N. J., Varey, S. E., Payne, S. A., van der Eerden, M., Schwabe, S., Busa, C., van Beek, K., Van Ende, S., Csikos, A. & Groot, M. 30/09/2016

    Research output: Contribution to conference Conference paper

  27. Published

    Online learning in palliative care: does it improve practice?

    Hughes, S., Preston, N. J. & Payne, S. A. 09/2016 In : European Journal of Palliative Care. 23, 5, p. 236-239 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  28. Published

    Benefits of interventions for respiratory secretion management in adult palliative care patients-a systematic review

    Arcuri, J. F., Abarshi, E., Preston, N. J., Brine, J. & Pires Di Lorenzo, V. A. 9/08/2016 In : BMC Palliative Care. 15, 11 p., 74

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  29. Published
  30. Published

    Integrated palliative care in Europe: a qualitative systematic literature review of empirically-tested models in cancer and chronic disease

    Siouta, N., van Beek, K., van der Eerden, M., Preston, N. J., Hasselaar, J., Hughes, S., Garralda, E., Centeno, C., Csikos, A., Groot, M., Radbruch, L., Payne, S. A. & Menten, J. 8/07/2016 In : BMC Palliative Care. 15, 56, 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  31. Published

    Challenges in living alone near the end of life: an international comparison from the InSup-C project

    Hughes, S., Preston, N. J., Payne, S. A., van der Eerden, M., Ewert, B., Kiss, Z., Busa, C., van Beek, K., van Ende, S., Csikos, A. & Groot, M. 10/06/2016

    Research output: Contribution to conference Conference paper

  32. Published
  33. Published
  34. Published
  35. Published

    Interventions for the management of malignant pleural effusions: a network meta-analysis

    Clive, A. O., Jones, H. E., Bhatnagar, R., Preston, N. J. & Maskell, N. 11/05/2016 In : The Cochrane Library. 5, 244 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  36. Published

    Advance care planning – a multi-centre cluster randomised clinical trial: the research protocol of the ACTION study

    Rietjens , J., Dunleavy, L. J., Preston, N. J. & Payne, S. A. 8/04/2016 In : BMC Cancer. 16, 8 p., 264

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  37. Published
  38. Published

    To what degree is palliative care integrated in guidelines and pathways for adult cancer patients in Europe: a systematic literature review

    van Beek, K., Siouta, N., Preston, N. J., Hasselaar, J., Hughes, S., Payne, S. A., Radbruch, L., Centeno, C., Csikos, A., Garralda, E., van der Eerden, M., Hodiamont, F., Radvanyi, I. & Menten, J. 3/03/2016 In : BMC Palliative Care. 15, 26, 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  39. Published
  40. Published

    Strategies designed to help healthcare professionals to recruit participants to research studies (Review)

    Preston, N. J., Walshe, C. E., Farquhar, M., Stevinson, C., Ewing, G., Calman, L., Burden, S., Brown Wilson, C., Hopkinson, J. & Todd, C. 29/02/2016 In : The Cochrane Library. 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  41. Published

    Towards integration of palliative care in patients with chronic heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic literature review of European guidelines and pathways

    Siouta, N., van Beek, K., Preston, N. J., Hasselaar, J., Hughes, S., Payne, S. A., Garralda, E., Centeno, C., van der Eerden, M., Groot, M., Hodiamont, F., Radbruch, L., Busa, C., Csikos, A. & Menten, J. 13/02/2016 In : BMC Palliative Care. 15, 18, 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  42. Published

    A post-graduate's guide to doing a literature review in health and social care

    Aveyard, H., Payne, S. A. & Preston, N. J. 1/02/2016 Oxford: Oxford University Press. 200 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  43. 2015
  44. Published

    Patient and public involvement in research and the Cancer Experiences Collaborative: benefits and challenges

    Froggatt, K., Preston, N., Turner, M. & Kerr, C. 12/2015 In : BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. 5, 5, p. 518-521 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  45. Published

    Improving online learning in palliative care: a comprehensive review

    Hughes, S., Preston, N. & Payne, S. 8/05/2015

    Research output: Contribution to conference Poster

  46. Published

    Patient-reported outcome measures for use in gynaecological oncology: a systematic review

    Preston, N. J., Wilson, N., Wood, N. J., Brine, J., Ferreira Arcuri, J. & Brearley, S. G. 04/2015 In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 122, 5, p. 615-622 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

  47. 2014
  48. Published

    Legalisation of assisted suicide: a safeguard to euthanasia?

    Gamondi, C., Borasio, G. D., Limoni, C., Preston, N. & Payne, S. 12/07/2014 In : Lancet. 384, 9938, p. 127

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  49. Published

    Online learning: a scoping of the literature for a study in integrated palliative care

    Hughes, S., Preston, N. & Payne, S. 06/2014 In : Palliative Medicine. 28, 6, p. 831-832 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  50. Published

    Overcoming barriers to research in palliative care: results from a consensus exercise

    Preston, N., Dunleavy, L., Rigby, J., Griggs, A., Salt, S., Parr, A. & Payne, S. 06/2014 In : Palliative Medicine. 28, 6, p. 745-745 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  51. Published

    The complexity of nurses' attitudes and practice of sedation at the end of life: a systematic literature review

    Abarshi, E. A., Papavasiliou, E., Preston, N., Brown, J., Payne, S. & EURO IMPACT 05/2014 In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 47, 5, p. 915-925 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  52. 2013
  53. Published

    Mixed methods research in the development and evaluation of complex interventions in palliative and end-of-life care: report on the MORECare consensus exercise

    MORECare 10/12/2013 In : Journal of Palliative Medicine. 16, 12, p. 1550-1560 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  54. Published

    MORECare research methods guidance development: recommendations for ethical issues in palliative and end-of-life care research

    Gysels, M., Evans, C. J., Lewis, P., Speck, P., Benalia, H., Preston, N. J., Grande, G. E., Short, V., Owen-Jones, E., Todd, C. J. & Higginson, I. J. 12/2013 In : Palliative Medicine. 27, 10, p. 908-917 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  55. Published

    Recommendations for managing missing data, attrition and response shift in palliative and end-of-life care research: part of the MORECare research method guidance on statistical issues

    Preston, N. J., Fayers, P., Walters, S. J., Pilling, M., Grande, G. E., Short, V., Owen-Jones, E., Evans, C. J., Benalia, H., Higginson, I. J., Todd, C. J. & MORECare 12/2013 In : Palliative Medicine. 27, 10, p. 899-907 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  56. Published

    The selection and use of outcome measures in palliative and end-of-life care research: the MORECare international consensus workshop

    Evans, C. J., Benalia, H., Preston, N. J., Grande, G., Gysels, M., Short, V., Daveson, B. A., Bausewein, C., Todd, C., Higginson, I. J. & MORECare 12/2013 In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 46, 6, p. 925-937 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  57. Published

    Research in palliative care: can hospices afford not to be involved?

    Payne, S. A., Preston, N. J., Turner, J. M. & Rolls, L. 10/2013 Help the Hospices. 42 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  58. Published

    What went wrong with the Liverpool Care Pathway and how can we avoid making the same mistakes again?

    Hughes, S., Preston, N. & Payne, S. 23/08/2013 In : International Journal of Palliative Nursing. 19, 8, p. 372-373 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  59. Published

    Evaluating complex interventions in end of life care: the MORECare statement on good practice generated by a synthesis of transparent expert consultations and systematic reviews

    Higginson, I. J., Evans, C. J., Grande, G., Preston, N., Morgan, M., McCrone, P., Lewis, P., Fayers, P., Harding, R., Hotopf, M., Murray, S. A., Benalia, H., Gysels, M., Farquhar, M., Todd, C. & MORECare 23/04/2013 In : BMC Pulmonary Medicine. 11, 11 p., 111

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  60. 2012
  61. Published

    MORECare research methods guidance development: recommendations for statistical methods in palliative and end of life care research

    Preston, N., Grande, G., Fayers, P., Pilling, M., Higginson, I. J., Short, V., Anscombe, E., Evans, C. & Benalia, H. 06/2012 In : Palliative Medicine. 26, 4, p. 416-417 2 p., OA42

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  62. Published

    MORECare research methods guidance development: recommendations for health economic evaluations in palliative and end of life care research

    Preston, N., Short, V., Hollingworth, W., McCrone, P., Grande, G., Evans, C., Anscombe, E., Benalia, H., Higginson, I. J. & Todd, C. 06/2012 In : Palliative Medicine. 26, 4, p. 541 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  63. Published

    MORECare research methods guidance development: recommendations for presenting results to stakeholders from palliative and end of life care research

    Preston, N., Short, V., Grande, G., Anscombe, E., Higginson, I. J., Evans, C., Benalia, H. & Todd, C. 06/2012 In : Palliative Medicine. 26, 4, p. 540-541 2 p., P198

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  64. Published

    Blood transfusions for anaemia in patients with advanced cancer

    Preston, N. J., Hurlow, A., Brine, J. & Bennett, M. I. 2012 In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. n/a, 2, 23 p., CD009007

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  65. Published

    MoreCare research methods guidance development: recommendations for using mixed methods to develop and evaluate complex interventions in palliative and end of life care

    Farquhar, M., Preston, N., Short, V., Evans, C., Walshe, C., Grande, G., Benalia, H., Anscombe, E., Higginson, I. J. & Todd, C. 2012 In : Palliative Medicine. 26, 4, p. 419 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  66. Published

    Strategies to increase participant recruitment to research studies by healthcare professionals (Protocol)

    Preston, N., Farquhar, M., Walshe, C., Stevinson, C., Ewing, G., Calman, L., Burden, S., Brown Wilson, C., Hopkinson, J. & Todd, C. 2012 In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 9

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  67. 2011
  68. Published

    The need for new perspectives on evaluation of palliative care

    Grande, G. & Preston, N. 12/2011 In : Palliative Medicine. 25, 8, p. 737-738 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  69. 2010
  70. Published

    Defining priorities in prognostication research: results of a consensus workshop

    Stevinson, C., Preston, N., Todd, C. & Canc Experiences Collaborative 07/2010 In : Palliative Medicine. 24, 5, p. 462-468 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  71. 2009
  72. Published

    Conducting research in palliative care patients: a burden or an opportunity?

    Preston, N., Payne, S. & Todd, C. 11/2009 In : International Journal of Palliative Nursing. 15, 11, p. 524-525 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  73. Published

    Antibiotics / anti-inflammatories for reducing acute inflammatory episodes in lymphoedema of the limbs (Review)

    Badger, C. M. A., Seers, K., Preston, N. & Mortimer, P. S. 2009 In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Issue

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  74. Published

    Antibiotics / anti-inflammatories for reducing acute inflammatory episodes in lymphoedema of the limbs (Withdrawn Paper. 2009, art. no. CD003143)

    Badger, C. M. A., Preston, N. J., Seers, K. & Mortimer, P. S. 2009 In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 1, p. - 4 p., CD003143

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  75. Published

    Benzo-pyrones for reducing and controlling lymphoedema of the limbs.

    Badger, C. M. A., Preston, N., Seers, K. & Mortimer, P. S. 2009 In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2009, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  76. 2008
  77. Published

    Physical therapies for reducing and controlling lymphoedema of the limbs.

    Preston, N., Seers, K. & Mortimer, P. S. 02/2008 In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2008, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  78. Published

    Malignant Ascites.

    Preston, N. 2008 Cancer nursing : care in context (2nd ed.). Corner, J. & Bailey, C. (eds.). Oxford: Blackwell, 724 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  79. 2006
  80. Published

    Malignant Effusions

    Preston, N. & Dolan, S. 2006 Nursing patients with cancer : principles and practice. Kearney, N. & Richardson, A. (eds.). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 861 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  81. 2005
  82. Published

    A review of the management of malignant ascites.

    Preston, N. 2005 In : European Journal of Palliative Care. 12, 2, p. 57-60 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  83. 2004
  84. Published

    Methodological issues arising from a randomized controlled trial for malignant ascites in palliative care.

    Preston, N. & Tutton, E. 03/2004 In : Palliative Medicine. 18, 2, p. 167

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  85. Unpublished
  86. Published

    A survey of practice in malignant ascites discussed in relation to findings from a systematic review of the literature.

    Preston, N. & Seers, K. 2004 In : Palliative Medicine. 18, 2, p. 157

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  87. Published

    Antibiotics / anti-inflammatories for reducing acute inflammatory episodes in lymphoedema of the limbs.

    Badger, C. M. A., Seers, K., Preston, N. & Mortimer, P. S. 2004 In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Issue

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  88. Unpublished
  89. Unpublished
  90. 2002
  91. Unpublished
  92. Unpublished

    The role of the research nurse (Oral presentation / Plenary)

    Preston, N. 2002

    Research output: Contribution to conference Speech

  93. 2001
  94. Published

    Abdominal paracentesis.

    Summerville, K. & Preston, N. 2001 The Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Clinical Procedures. Mallet, J. & Dougherty, L. (eds.). Oxford: Blackwell Science

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  95. Published

    Malignant ascites.

    Preston, N. 2001 Cancer nursing : care in context. Corner, J. & Bailey, C. (eds.). Oxford: Blackwell, 576 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  96. 1997
  97. Published

    Practice notes: current practice in the management of malignant ascites.

    Preston, N. 09/1997 In : Journal of Cancer Nursing. 1, 3, p. 144-146 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  98. 1996
  99. Published

    Paclitaxel (Taxol®) — a guide to administration (Nursing Implications of introducing a new chemotherapeutic agent)

    Preston, N. 1996 In : European Journal of Cancer Care. 5, 3, p. 147-152 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  100. 1995
  101. Published

    New strategies for the management of malignant ascites.

    Preston, N. 1995 In : European Journal of Cancer Care. 4, 4, p. 178-183 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  102. Published

    Platinum-Taxol non-cross resistance in epithelial ovarian cancer.

    Gore, M. E., Preston, N., A'Herm, R. P., Hill, C., Mitchell, P., Chang, J. & Nicolson, M. 1995 In : British Journal of Cancer. 71, 6, p. 1308-1310 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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