Patsy Yates, PhD, RN, FACN, FAAN
Head, School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
Director, Centre for Palliative Care Research and Education, Queensland Health
Visiting Research Fellow, Princess Alexandra Hospital
Director, Cancer Nursing Professorial Precinct, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
Senior Fellow, Centre for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Professor Patsy Yates leads a program of research focused on advancing understanding of the experiences of people affected by cancer and health system interventions to improve services for people affected by cancer. She has conducted several large scale trials of novel interventions and service delivery models to improve patients’ symptom outcomes and quality of life. 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.
2014, Awarded Premier’s Award for Excellence in Leadership, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Metro North Hospital and Health Service
2014, Awarded a QuARRIES Award for Leadership and Management for Cancer Nursing Professorial Precinct, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Metro North Health Service District
2014, Inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame
Best international article published in Research in Nursing & Health, 32(3), 345-360
- Ranse, K., Yates, P. & Coyer, F. End-of-life care practices of critical care nurses: A national cross-sectional survey. Australian Critical Care, Epub July 2015.
- Pidgeon, T., Johnson, C., Currow, D., Yates, P., Banfield, M., Lester, L., Allingham, S., Bird, S. & Eagar, K. A survey of patients’ experience of pain and other symptoms while receiving care from palliative care services. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, Epub March 2015.
- Marcucci, F.C.I., Cabrera, M.A.S., Perilla, A.B., Brun, M.M., de Barros, E.M.L., Martins, V.M., Rosenberg, J.P. & Yates, P. (2016) Identification and characteristics of patients with palliative care needs in Brazilian primary care. BMC Palliative Care, 15:51.
- Fox, J., Windsor, C., Connell, S. & Yates, P. (2016) The positioning of palliative care in acute care: A multiperspective qualitative study in the context of metastatic melanoma. Palliative and Supportive Care, 14(3), 259-268.
- Ekstrom, M., Allingham, S.F., Eagar, K., Yates, P., Johnson, C. & Currow. D. (2016) Breathlessness during the last week of life in palliative care: An Australian prospective, longitudinal study. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 51(5), 816-823.
- Masso, M., Allingham, S.F., Johnson, C.E., Pidgeon, T., Yates, P., Currow, D. & Eagar, K. (2016) Palliative care problem severity score: reliability and acceptability in a national study. Palliative Medicine, 30(5), 479-485.
- Mcmillan, K., Butow, P., Turner, J., Yates, P., White, K., Lambert, S., Stephens, M. & Lawsin, C. (2016) Burnout and the provision of psychosocial care amongst Australian cancer nurses. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 22, 37-45.
- Ranse, K., Yates, P. & Coyer, F. (2016) Modelling end-of-life care practices: Factors associated with critical care nurse engagement in care provision. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing, 33, 48-55.
- Langbecker, D. & Yates, P. (2016) Primary brain tumor patients’ supportive care needs and multidisciplinary rehabilitation, community and psychosocial support services: awareness, referral and utilization. Journal of Neurooncology, 127(1), 91-102.
- Langbecker, D., Ekberg, S., Yates, P., Chan, A. & Chan, R. (2016) What are the barriers of quality survivorship care for haematology cancer patients? Qualitative insights from cancer nurses. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 10(1), 122-130.