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Profiles

Ms Susie Pearce

Associate Professor in Clinical Nursing

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health & Human Sciences)

Research interests

Patient and professional experience

Multi professional team working

Integrated models of care

Young adulthood and biographical disruption

Innovative methods of practice based research
-Longitudinal qualitative, visual and psychosocial research
-Narrative in research and practice

Developing care in cancer, end of life, and other life limiting and long terms conditions including across pathways of care

The development of cultures of compassionate, effective and safe care.
Supporting and developing the nursing workforce

Grants & contracts

Whelan J,Barber, J, Feltblower R, Fern L, Gibson F, Hooker L, Lerner M, Millington, H, Moran T, Morris s, O’Hara C, Pearce S, Raine R, Stark D, Taylor R (2011) Do specialist cancer services for teenagers and young adults add value? NIHR Programme Grant  RP-PG-1209-10013 £1,999,957. 

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Ngwenya N, Kenten C, Jones L, Gibson F, Pearce S, Flatley M, Hough R, Stirling LC, Taylor RM & Wong G 2017 'Experiences and Preferences for End-of-Life Care for Young Adults with Cancer and Their Informal Carers: A Narrative Synthesis' Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology , DOI PEARL
Gibson F, Pearce S, Fern L, Martins A & Kelly D 2017 'Improving the identification of cancer in young people: A scoping review' Expert Review of Quality of Life in Cancer Care 2, (2) 87-101 , DOI PEARL
Gibson F, Hibbins S, Grew T, Morgan S, Pearce S, Stark D & Fern LA 2016 'How young people describe the impact of living with and beyond a cancer diagnosis: feasibility of using social media as a research method' Psycho-Oncology 25, (11) 1317-1323 , DOI
Vindrola-Padros C, Taylor RM, Lea S, Hooker L, Pearce S, Whelan J & Gibson F 2016 'Mapping Adolescent Cancer Services: How Do Young People, Their Families, and Staff Describe Specialized Cancer Care in England?' CANCER NURSING 39, (5) 358-366 Author Site , DOI
Pearce S, Brownsdon A, Fern L, Gibson F, Whelan J & Lavender V 2016 'The perceptions of teenagers, young adults and professionals in the participation of bone cancer clinical trials' European Journal of Cancer Care n/a-n/a , DOI
Taylor RM, Fern LA, Solanki A, Hooker L, Carluccio A, Pye J, Jeans D, Frere–Smith T, Gibson F & Barber J 2015 'Development and validation of the BRIGHTLIGHT Survey, a patient-reported experience measure for young people with cancer' Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 13, (1) , DOI PEARL
Pearce S & Pearce SM 2015 'https://dx.doi.org/10.1136%2Fbmjopen-2015-UCLSymposiumAbstracts.23' BMJ.com
Taylor RM, Pearce S, Gibson F, Fern L & Whelan J 2013 'Developing a conceptual model of teenage and young adult experiences of cancer through meta-synthesis' International Journal of Nursing Studies 50, (6) 832-846 , DOI
Fern LA, Taylor RM, Whelan J, Pearce S, Grew T, Brooman K, Starkey C, Millington H, Ashton J & Gibson F 2013 'The Art of Age-Appropriate Care' Cancer Nursing 36, (5) E27-E38 , DOI
Gibson F, Pearce S, Eden T, Glaser A, Hooker L, Whelan J & Kelly D 2013 'Young people describe their prediagnosis cancer experience' Psycho-Oncology 22, (11) 2585-2592 , DOI
GIBSON F, FERN L, WHELAN J, PEARCE S, LEWIS I, HOBIN D & TAYLOR R 2012 'A scoping exercise of favourable characteristics of professionals working in teenage and young adult cancer care: ‘thinking outside of the box’' European Journal of Cancer Care 21, (3) 330-339 , DOI
Taylor RM, Fern L, Whelan J, Pearce S, Grew T, Millington H, Ashton J, Brooman K, Starkey C & Gibson F 2011 '“Your Place or Mine?” Priorities for a Specialist Teenage and Young Adult (TYA) Cancer Unit: Disparity Between TYA and Professional Perceptions' Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology 1, (3) 145-151 , DOI
Pearce S 2009 'Policy and practice in teenage and young adult cancer care in England: Looking to the future' European Journal of Oncology Nursing 13, (3) 149-153 , DOI
Kelly D, Pearce S & Mulhall A 2004 '‘Being in the same boat’: ethnographic insights into an adolescent cancer unit' International Journal of Nursing Studies 41, (8) 847-857 , DOI
MULHALL A, KELLY D & PEARCE S 2004 'A qualitative evaluation of an adolescent cancer unit' European Journal of Cancer Care 13, (1) 16-22 , DOI
Kelly D, Pearce S, Butters E, Stevens W & Layzell S 2004 'Achieving change in the NHS: a study to explore the feasibility of a home-based cancer chemotherapy service' International Journal of Nursing Studies 41, (2) 215-224 , DOI
Kelly D, Mullhall A & Pearce S 2003 'Adolescent cancer—the need to evaluate current service provision in the UK' European Journal of Oncology Nursing 7, (1) 53-58 , DOI
Browne N, Harris R, Hunt J, Kelly D, Kelley K, Pearce S, Plant H, Richardson A & Sitzia J 2002 'An assessment of lead R&D nursing roles in acute trusts and an evaluation of their status within the NHS research agenda' NT Research 7, (4) 274-286 , DOI
Pearce S, Kelly D & Stevens W 2001 '‘More than just money’- widening the understanding of the costs involved in cancer care' Journal of Advanced Nursing 33, (3) 371-379 , DOI
Pearce S 1998 'The experience of stress for cancer nurses: a heideggerian phenomenological approach' European Journal of Oncology Nursing 2, (4) 235-237 , DOI
PEARCE S & RICHARDSON A 1996 'Fatigue in cancer: a phenomenological perspective' European Journal of Cancer Care 5, (2) 111-115 , DOI
PEARCE S & RICHARDSON A 1994 'Fatigue and cancer: a phenomenological study' Journal of Clinical Nursing 3, (6) 381-382 , DOI
Chapters
Pearce SM 2008 'The Impact of Adolescent Cancer on Healthcare Professionals' in kelly D; gibson F CANCER CARE FOR ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS london Blackwell 59-80
Conference Papers
Vindrola C, Finlayson S, Hooker L, Pearce S, Taylor R, Whelan J & Gibson F 2014 'CREATING A TAXONOMY OF TEENAGE AND YOUNG ADULT CANCER CARE IN ENGLAND THROUGH A MAPPING STUDY' S152-S152
Pearce S, Lavender V, Brownsdon A, Gibson F, Fern L & Whelan J 2013 'Perceptions of participants and professionals in bone sarcoma clinical trials: Implications for study design and conduct' S882-S882
Fern L, Grew T, Hibbins S, Morgan S, Pearce S, Stark D & Gibson F 2011 'YOUNG PEOPLE TALK ABOUT CANCER: A VIRTUAL ETHNOGRAPHY STUDY' 746-746
Gibson F, Pearce S, Eden T, Glaser A, Hooker L, Whelan J & Kelly D 2010 'CANCER IN YOUNG PEOPLE: A NARRATIVE STUDY TO EXPLORE THEIR EXPERIENCE FROM FIRST SYMPTOMS TO THE DIAGNOSIS OF CANCER' 80-80
Gibson F, Pearce S, Eden T, Glaser A, Hooker L, Whelan J & Kelly D 2009 'CANCER IN YOUNG PEOPLE: A NARRATIVE STUDY TO EXPLORE THEIR EXPERIENCE FROM FIRST SYMPTOMS TO THE DIAGNOSIS OF CANCER' 751-751
Butters E, Pearce S, Ramirez A & Richards M 1998 'A new screening checklist for advanced cancer - the process of content development' 124-124
Butters E, Pearce S, Ramirez A & Richards M 1998 'Development of a quality of life screening checklist for advanced cancer' 104-104