Patient Outcomes Research in Cancer and Palliative Care Advancing Science and Reforming Services

Event Date: Wednesday 5 September, 2018
Time:5.40pm Registration and light meal Presentation 6-7.30pm
Venue:Seminar Room, Cancer Council WA, 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park
Registration information:Registration is essential as places are limited. Register online at
Contact Details:Phone Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) on 9382 9300 or email


Recent scientific advances have contributed to improved understanding of the mechanisms underpinning functional, quality of life and health service impacts of disease and treatment related effects for people across the cancer trajectory. This presentation draws on examples from observational, clinical and health services research programs in cancer and palliative care to highlight how scientific advances can inform personalised clinical and health service interventions to optimise patient and carer outcomes in a rapidly changing health care environment

Presented by: Professor Patsy Yates, Head, School of Nursing, Lead researcher for the Cancer Nursing Professional Precinct at Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Queensland University of Technology.Director, Centre for Palliative Care Research and Education, Queensland Health.


Professor Patsy Yates, PhD, RN, FACN, FAAN leads a program of research focused on improving management of cancer related symptoms and treatment side effects and health service innovation in cancer and palliative care. Patsy is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and has been inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. She was awarded the 2018 US Oncology Nursing Society Distinguished Researcher Award

Information and Online Registraton: For more information and to register please see the Patient Outcomes Research in Cancer and Palliative Care Advancing Science and Reforming Services flyer (224kb). Complete registration online at

Enquiries: please email or phone 9382 9300.

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