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cancer and palliative care

Research Statement

My research uses mixed methodologies to focus on cancer care and palliative care for both malignant and non-malignant conditions. My predominate area of research focuses on cachexia.


Leadership Roles

Associate Editor for BMC palliative care

Chair of post graduate research committee

Chair of  postgraduate staff student consultative committee.

Member of NCRI psychosocial oncology and survivorship CSG


Teaching Roles

Post graduate tutor

Module coordinator Evidence Based Nursing 1 (both intakes per annum)

External examiner – University of Chester


Current Gradute Supervision

St Ledger U, Prior L, Macaulay D, Blackwood B, Reid J. Moral distress in the ICU (PHA).

Millman J, Santin O, Galway K, Reid J. SMI and cancer (DEL).

Madkhali N, Santin O, Noble H, Reid J. Breast cancer in KSA (KSA Ministry of Health).

McVeigh C, Hudson P, Porter S, Larkin P, Reid J. Palliative care in NMRD: an all Ireland study. (DEL) Completed 2016

Millar C, Porter S, Reid J. Management of cancer cachexia (DEL) completed 2013.


Current Research Projects

Evaluation of a psycho-educational intervention for cancer cachexia (AIIHPC) with Porter, S; Hudson, P; Donnelly, P; Cardwell C. Role PI.

Cachexia management: international perspectives (with St Vincents Melbourne and Mayo Clinic US).

Moral distress in the ICU (PHA) with St Ledger U, Blackwood, B; Macaulay D; Prior L. Role Co-I.

Pregnancy Associated Breast Cancer (Puffin Trust) with McNeill J. Role Co-I.


Completed Research Projects

Retrospective activity analysis on a regional chemotherapy telephone helpline (WHSSB) with Porter, S. Role PI.

Thalidomide for cancer cachexia (PHA) with Donnelly, M; Murray, L; Cantwell, M;  Cardwell C and Mills M. Role PI.

NSAIDs for cancer cachexia (CHI) with Murray, L; Hughes C; Cantwell, M and Parsons C. Role PI.

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Projects 2010 2019

Research Output 1998 2019

An exploration of the prevalence and experience of cardiac cachexia : protocol for a mixed methods cross-sectional study

Carson, M. A., Reid, J., Hill, L., Dixon, L., Donnelly, P., Slater, P., Hill, A. & Fitzsimons, D., 20 Oct 2019, In : BMC palliative care. 18, 1, p. 82

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cross-Sectional Studies
Heart Failure
Quality of Life

A systematic review of public perception and attitudes toward informed consent in biobanking

McCarter, R., James, J., Fallis, R., Fisher, H., McCarroll, J., McFerran, E., Reid, J. & Lewis, C., 26 Jul 2019, PROSPERO.

Research output: Other contribution


Awareness, Understanding and Treatment Practices when Managing Cachexia in End-Stage Kidney Disease

McKeaveney, C., Noble, H., de Barbieri, I., Strini, V., Maxwell, A. P. & Reid, J., 22 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Renal Care. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Kidney Failure
Delivery of Health Care
Focus Groups
1 Citation (Scopus)

Breast health awareness in an Arabic culture: A qualitative exploration

Madkhali, N. A., Reid, J., Santin, O. & Noble, H., 01 May 2019, In : Journal of Advanced Nursing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Neoplasms
Saudi Arabia
Health Services

Communicating with Adolescents and Young Adults about Cancer-associated Weight Loss

Reid, J., McKeaveney, C. & Martin, P., 04 Feb 2019, In : Current Oncology Reports. 21, 6 p., 15.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Weight Loss
Young Adult
Drug Therapy


Day 14 Cochrane GNOC evidence advent calendar

Joanne Reid (Recipient), Dec 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


EDTNA/ERCA Manuscripts Scholarship Award

Clare McKeaveney (Recipient) & Joanne Reid (Recipient), 02 Sep 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


European Association of Palliative Care

Joanne Reid (Recipient) & Clare McKeaveney (Recipient), May 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Activities 1999 2019


Joanne Reid (Member of scientific committee)
2019 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Inaugural Doctoral Collaborative Conference

Joanne Reid (Organiser)
02 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Healthcare (Journal)

Joanne Reid (Guest editor), Clare McKeaveney (Guest editor)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity


Joanne Reid (Keynote/plenary speaker)
08 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

External review

Joanne Reid (Reviewer)

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Press / Media


Clare McKeaveney & Joanne Reid


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities



The experience of palliative care service provision for people with non-malignant respiratory disease: an all-Ireland qualitative study

Author: McVeigh, C., Jul 2016

Supervisor: Hudson, P. (External person) (Supervisor), Reid, J. (Supervisor), Larkin, P. (External person) (Supervisor) & Porter, S. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy