Breathlessness research

Phase I:

Farquhar M, Booth S, Fagan P, Higginson IJ. “Patients’ and carers’ perceptions of a Breathlessness Intervention Service for intractable breathlessness” (poster) Palliative Care Congress, University of Sheffield, 5th-7th April 2006.

Farquhar M, Booth S, Fagan P, Gysels M, Higginson IJ. “Patients’ and carers’ perceptions of a Breathlessness Intervention Service for intractable breathlessness” (poster/oral) Society for Academic Primary Care, University of Keele, 12th-14th July 2006.

Farquhar M, Fagan P, Booth S, Higginson IJ. “Evaluation of the Breathlessness Intervention Service at Addenbrooke's Hospital (Cambridge)”. (invited speaker) Novartis Foundation/Cicely Saunders Foundation Discussion Meeting on Breathlessness, Novartis London, 23rd November 2006.

Farquhar M, Fagan P, Booth S, Higginson IJ. “The Addenbrooke's Breathlessness Service”. (invited speaker) Recent Developments in Managing Breathlessness, King's College London, London 24th November 2006.

Farquhar M, Booth S, Fagan P, Higginson IJ. “Patients’ and carers’ perceptions of a Breathlessness Intervention Service for intractable breathlessness” (poster) Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Eastern Region Research Society Poster Forum, Addenbrooke’s NHS Trust, 26th January 2007.

Phase II:

Fagan P, Farquhar M, Booth S.  “The Addenbrooke’s Breathlessness Intervention Service (BIS)” (invited speakers) Medical Grand Rounds, Halifax Infirmary, Nova Scotia, Canada, 29th May 2007.

Fagan P, Farquhar M, Booth S.  “The Addenbrooke’s Breathlessness Intervention Service (BIS)” (invited speakers) School of Physiotherapy, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 29th May 2007.

Fagan P, Farquhar M, Booth S.  “The Addenbrooke’s Breathlessness Intervention Service (BIS)” (invited speakers), Innovations in Dyspnea Workshop, 4th Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine, Conference of the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 31st May-2nd June 2007.

Farquhar M, Booth S, Fagan P, Higginson IJ. “Developing a breathlessness intervention service using the MRC framework for the development and evaluation of complex interventions?” (poster – shortlisted for prize) EAPC, Budapest, June 2007.

Farquhar M, Booth S, Fagan P, Higginson IJ. "Developing, evaluating and remodelling a breathlessness intervention service using the MRC framework" (oral paper) COMPASS Collaborative Annual Scientific Meeting, Leeds, 28th -29th June 2007.

Farquhar M & Traue D. “Using MRC framework for complex interventions to build services” (invited workshop) 2nd Addenbrooke’s Conference on Palliative Care in the Acute Hospital – Research into Practice, Moller Centre, Cambridge, 29th November 2007.

Farquhar M, Booth S, Fagan P, Higginson IJ. “Developing a breathlessness intervention service using the MRC framework for the development and evaluation of complex interventions?” (poster – shortlisted for prize) Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Eastern Region Research Society Poster Forum, Addenbrooke’s NHS Trust, 24th January 2008.

Booth S, Farquhar M, Fagan P, Higginson IJ. “Developing a breathlessness intervention service using the MRC framework for the development and evaluation of complex interventions” (invited poster) Research Professionals Workshop, William Harvey Lecture Theatre, Addenbrooke’s NHS Trust, 20th March 2008.

Fagan P, Farquhar M, Booth S.  “Managing chronic breathlessness and the Addenbrooke’s Breathlessness Intervention Service” (invited speakers). 19th Norfolk Palliative Care Conference. Norwich, 15th April 2008.

Farquhar M, Higginson IJ, Booth S. “Repeated measurement of quality of life in palliative care research:  the experience of using the SEIQoL-DW in a pilot phase II RCT of a complex intervention for breathlessness” (oral paper) Palliative Care Congress, Glasgow, 29th April – 1st May 2008.

Farquhar M, Booth, S, Higginson IJ. “Referring to a complex intervention for breathlessness, the ‘Breathlessness Intervention Service’ (BIS): expectations and experiences of referrers of COPD patients”(poster). EAPC, Trondheim, 28th -31st May 2008.

Fagan P, Farquhar M, Booth S.  “Addenbrooke’s Breathlessness Intervention Service” (invited speakers). The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Annual Congress, Manchester Central Convention Centre, 17th – 18th October 2008.

Farquhar M, Fagan P, Higginson IJ, Booth S “Evaluating a complex intervention for patients with advanced disease: the Addenbrooke's Breathlessness Intervention Service” (invited speaker). Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Eastern Region Research Society Meeting, 14th January 2009.

Farquhar M, Booth, S, Higginson IJ. “Referring to a complex intervention for breathlessness, the ‘Breathlessness Intervention Service’ (BIS): expectations and experiences of referrers of COPD patients” (poster). Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Eastern Region Research Society Poster Forum, Addenbrooke’s NHS Trust, 28th-29th January 2009.

Farquhar M, Booth S, Fagan P, Higginson IJ. "Developing, evaluating and remodelling a breathlessness intervention service using the MRC framework" (oral paper) COMPASS Collaborative Annual Scientific Meeting, Leeds, 28th -29th June 2007.

Farquhar M & Traue D. “Using MRC framework for complex interventions to build services” (invited workshop) 2nd Addenbrooke’s Conference on Palliative Care in the Acute Hospital – Research into Practice, Moller Centre, Cambridge, 29th November 2007.

Farquhar M, Booth S, Fagan P, Higginson IJ. “Developing a breathlessness intervention service using the MRC framework for the development and evaluation of complex interventions?” (poster – shortlisted for prize) Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Eastern Region Research Society Poster Forum, Addenbrooke’s NHS Trust, 24th January 2008.

Booth S, Farquhar M, Fagan P, Higginson IJ. “Developing a breathlessness intervention service using the MRC framework for the development and evaluation of complex interventions” (invited poster) Research Professionals Workshop, William Harvey Lecture Theatre, Addenbrooke’s NHS Trust, 20th March 2008.

Fagan P, Farquhar M, Booth S.  “Managing chronic breathlessness and the Addenbrooke’s Breathlessness Intervention Service” (invited speakers). 19th Norfolk Palliative Care Conference. Norwich, 15th April 2008.

Farquhar M, Higginson IJ, Booth S. “Repeated measurement of quality of life in palliative care research:  the experience of using the SEIQoL-DW in a pilot phase II RCT of a complex intervention for breathlessness” (oral paper) Palliative Care Congress, Glasgow, 29th April – 1st May 2008.

Farquhar M, Booth, S, Higginson IJ. “Referring to a complex intervention for breathlessness, the ‘Breathlessness Intervention Service’ (BIS): expectations and experiences of referrers of COPD patients”(poster). EAPC, Trondheim, 28th -31st May 2008.

Fagan P, Farquhar M, Booth S.  “Addenbrooke’s Breathlessness Intervention Service” (invited speakers). The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Annual Congress, Manchester Central Convention Centre, 17th – 18th October 2008.

Farquhar M, Fagan P, Higginson IJ, Booth S “Evaluating a complex intervention for patients with advanced disease: the Addenbrooke's Breathlessness Intervention Service” (invited speaker). Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Eastern Region Research Society Meeting, 14th January 2009.

Farquhar M, Booth, S, Higginson IJ. “Referring to a complex intervention for breathlessness, the ‘Breathlessness Intervention Service’ (BIS): expectations and experiences of referrers of COPD patients” (poster). Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Eastern Region Research Society Poster Forum, Addenbrooke’s NHS Trust, 28th-29th January 2009.

Farquhar M, Higginson IJ, Booth S. Diversity of experiences and impacts of caring for a patient with breathlessness in advanced COPD (oral paper). Palliative Care Congress, Bournemouth, 10th-12th March 2010.

Farquhar M, Higginson IJ, Booth S. “Modelling the carer support component of a complex intervention for breathlessness in advanced disease” (poster). EAPC 2010, Glasgow.

Phase III

Farquhar M. “Using qualitative data to design, evaluate and re-model services: the example of a breathlessness intervention service for advanced disease” (invited speaker).  Qualitative Research in the NHS – annual meeting, The Moller Centre, Cambridge, 16th October 2009

Farquhar M, Higginson IJ, Todd C & Booth S “Evaluating a complex intervention for patients with advanced disease using the MRC framework: the Breathlessness Intervention Service” (invited speaker). External Research Seminar Series in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, 18th November 2009.

Moffat C. “Breathlessness Intervention Service evaluation” (invited speaker). Addenbrooke’s Research Professionals’ Workshop, Cambridge, 27th November 2009

Booth S “Management of Breathlessness in Palliative Care” (invited speaker) Annual Conference of Swedish Association of Palliative Medicine, Umeå, Sweden. 16-17 March 2010

Booth S [title tbc - breathlessness in advanced disease] (invited speaker). Scottish British Thoracic Society, April 2010

Booth S. Pharmacological palliation of breathlessness in the context of a Breathlessness Intervention Service (invited speaker). British Thoracic Society, Manchester, 25th June 2010.

Farquhar M, Higginson IJ, Booth S. Using qualitative data to design, evaluate and remodel complex interventions: the example of a Breathlessness Intervention Service for advanced disease (oral). Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC) Annual Scientific Meeting, University of East Anglia, Norwich, 7-9th July 2010.

Farquhar M, Brafman-Kennedy B, Higginson IJ, Booth S. Recruiting malignant & non-malignant disease patients: lessons from a palliative care RCT (poster). COMPASS 2011 ASM, Edinburgh, 14th-15th April 2011.

Farquhar M, Higginson IJ, Booth S. Value of qualitative data in the design and evaluation of complex interventions in advanced disease (oral). Palliative Care Research Forum (PCRS), Belfast, 11th May 2011.

Farquhar M, Higginson IJ, Booth S. The value of qualitative data in the design, evaluation and remodelling of a complex intervention: the Breathlessness Intervention Service (poster). HSRN/SDO annual conference, Liverpool, 7-8th June 2011.

Farquhar M, Brafman-Kennedy B, Higginson IJ, Booth S. Recruiting patients with advanced malignant and non-malignant disease: lessons learned from a palliative care RCT (poster). MRC Clinical Trials Methodology conference, Bristol (4th-5th October 2011).