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Dr Clare Carolan

Lecturer

Research

  • The Experience of Distress in Families in Palliative Care
  • Scottish School of Primary Care (SSPC) Transformation Evaluation: Remote & Rural

Grants

  • Scottish School of Primary Care (SSPC) Transformation Evaluation: Remote & Rural (Chief Investigator Dr Annetta Smith, Co-Investigator Dr Gill Hubbard, Dr Clare Carolan)

Publications

A list of publications can be viewed on PURE

Carolan CM, Smith A, Davies GR & Forbat, L. (2017) Seeking, Accepting and Declining Help for Emotional Distress in Cancer: Findings from a Systematic Review and Thematic Synthesis of Qualitative Evidence. European Journal of Cancer Care [in press]

Carolan CM (2017) Researching Emotional Distress and Help-Seeking for Distress in Families in Palliative Care Using Multi-Perspective Interviewing. In SAGE Research Methods Cases, SAGE Publications Ltd. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526405425

Carolan CM, Forbat L & Smith A (2016) Developing the DESCARTE Model: The Design of Case Study Research in Healthcare. Qualitative Health Research, 26(5), 626-39 doi: 10.1177/1049732315602488.

Carolan CM & Campbell K (2016) General practitioners' 'lived experience' of assessing psychological distress in cancer patients: An exploratory qualitative study. European Journal of Cancer Care, 25(3), 391-401 doi: 10.1111/ecc.1235.

Carolan C, Smith A, & Forbat L (2016) Constructing knowledge in Family Research: The Impact of Methodological Choices. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 15 (1), doi: 10.1177/1609406916672113.

Carolan C, Forbat L & Smith A (2016) Developing multi-perspective methodology: using triadic family interviews to understand experience in families. Palliative Medicine, 30(4), doi: 10.1177/0269216316631462

Carolan CM, Smith A & Forbat L (2015) Conceptualising psychological distress in families in palliative care: findings from a systematic review. Palliative Medicine, 29(7), 605-632.

M Beattie & C Carolan (2014) ‘Systems Thinking’ in P Bowie & C de Wet (Eds.) Safety and Improvement in Primary Care Radcliffe Publishing Ltd.

Carolan C (2013) Philosophy and practice of advance care planning in Scotland. BMJ 347:f6793.

Carolan C (2012) Lessons from the other side – Scotland to Victoria. Social Networks (26), 03-07.

Carolan C (2012) Response to compassionate community networks: supporting home dying. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, 2(2), 85-85.

Qualifications

  •  MB ChB
  • MRCP
  • MRCGP
  • MSc (Advanced Practice in Palliative Care)

Professional bodies

  •  GMC

Responsibilities

  • Lecturer BSc Nursing
  • Lecturer on Advanced Nurse Practitioner Programme

Expertise

Teaching and Learning

  • Cancer Care, Palliative Care, Multimorbidity, Communication Skills and Advanced Clinical Examination Skills

Research/scholarly

  • Cancer Care, Palliative Care, Primary Care, Family Experience, Qualitative Research