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    I am a full time Senior Research Fellow/Senior Lecturer based in the Medical School of the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine at Edge Hill University. My research area is supportive and palliative care with a special interest in children and young adults with life-limiting conditions and complex healthcare needs, family carers and cancer survivorship. I am part of two research themes 'Supporting Care' and 'Children, Young People and Families' and lead a developing programme of research on the needs of children and young adults with life-threatening and life-limiting conditions. I supervise a range of PhD and Masters students and am module lead for research modules on critical appraisal and research development. 

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    A Network Approach to Neonatal Palliative Care Education: Impact on Knowledge, Efficacy, and Clinical Practice

    Knighting, K., Kirton, J., Silverio, S. & Shaw, N. J., 1 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing. 33, 4, p. 350-360 11 p.

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  • Continuing Bonds with Children and Bereaved Young People: A Narrative Review

    CLABBURN, OLIVER., KNIGHTING, KATHERINE., JACK, BARBARA. & O'BRIEN, MARY., 20 Nov 2019, In : Omega: Journal of Death and Dying. 38, 2-3, p. 68-75 8 p.

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    Investigating the use of digital legacies with people affected by Motor Neurone Disease (MND): An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis

    Author: CLABBURN, O., 26 Mar 2018

    Supervisor: O'BRIEN, M. (Director of Studies), JACK, B. (Supervisor) & KNIGHTING, K. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


    Developing the Carers’ Alert Thermometer for Young Carers (CAT-YC)

    Author: KETTELL, L., 11 Dec 2019

    Supervisor: KNIGHTING, K. (Director of Studies), JACK, B. (Supervisor) & O'BRIEN, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis