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Research interests

  • Palliative and end of life care
  • Family caregivers in end of life care
  • Chronic pain in older people
  • Loss, Grief and Bereavement

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Caregivers Medicine & Life Sciences
Bereavement Medicine & Life Sciences
Nurse's Role Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Policy Medicine & Life Sciences
Palliative Care Medicine & Life Sciences
Drinking Medicine & Life Sciences
Multiple Birth Offspring Medicine & Life Sciences
Parkinson Disease Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2009 2018

Research Output 2001 2019

Open Access

Healthcare professionals experiences of working with patients with MND: a qualitative study

Smith, P., Dysch, L. & Hunt, B., Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : The Neuropsychologist.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)

Bittersweet: A qualitative exploration of mothers’ experiences of raising a single surviving twin.

Jordan, A., Smith, P. & Rodham, K., 2018, In : Psychology, Health & Medicine. 23, 8, p. 891-898 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Multiple Birth Offspring
Multiple Pregnancy

Cancer survivors in South Africa: a qualitative study

Daniels, J., Smith, P., Coetzee, B. & Roomaney, R., 2018, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster


A mixed-method psychosocial analysis how senior health care professionals recognise dying and engage patients and families in the negotiation of key decisions.

Author: Wilson, J., 2 Oct 2017

Supervisor: Smith, P. (Supervisor), Lucey, H. (Supervisor) & Dack, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


Particular experiences: a psychosocial exploration of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and its relationship with self, environment and the material world

Author: Fellenor, J., 5 May 2015

Supervisor: Lucey, H. (Supervisor) & Smith, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


The Role of the Community Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care in the South of Ireland

Author: O'Leary, E. G., 2 Nov 2015

Supervisor: Smith, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Health (DHealth)


The “Hidden” and the “Invisible”: The Lived Experiences of Farming Dyads with Stable Angina Pectoris: A longitudinal, hermeneutic phenomenological study

Author: Heptinstall, S., 21 Jan 2016

Supervisor: Smith, P. (Supervisor) & Lucey, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD