The aim of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a suite of strategies designed to implement Australian clinical practice guidelines to improve pain outcomes in adult outpatients with cancer in metropolitan, regional and rural oncology and palliative care settings.
University of Sydney
National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) Accelerator Research Grant
Chief Investigator: A/Prof Melanie Lovell
Senior Lecturer, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney
Site Investigator: A/Prof Odette Spruyt
Dr Tim Luckett
University of Technology Sydney
Phone: (02) 9514 4861
Publications & presentations
Lovell, M., Luckett, T., Davidson, P., Stubbs, J., Agar, M., Boyle, F., Forster, B., Marie, N., Spruyt, O., Hosie, A., Birch, M., Phillips, J. Implementation Strategies for Cancer Pain Management Guidelines, Palliative Medicine online
Lovell. M., Luckett, T., Phillips.J. Boyle.F., Davidson. P.M., Stubbs.J., Birch.M., Spruyt.O., Agar, M. Cancer Pain: closing the evidence-practice gap: a transitional research program, December, Melbourne, Aus.
Lovell, MR., Birch, M., Luckett, T., Davidson, PM., Phillips, J., Agar, M., Boyle, FM., Stubbs, J., Spruyt, O. Pilot of Pain Indicator audit tool as part of a complex intervention to improve cancer pain outcome. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology 10:45-45 December 2014