Professor Sheila Payne is a health psychologist with a background in nursing, based in the Division of Health Research at Lancaster University. Her research focuses on palliative and end-of-life care for older people.
  • Palliative care

    Will caring for your loved one bankrupt you emotionally and financially?

    To mark the International Day of Families on 15 May, Sheila Payne, Emeritus Professor, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, UK, launcheed the fourth of the Salzburg Global Seminar questions on the EAPC Blog.

  • Hospice

    Establishing research-active hospices: new recommendations from Lancaster

    On virtually all international indices of development, hospices in the United Kingdom are highly rated except in relation to research. A new report from a team based at the International Observatory on End of Life Care has found that British hospices are not contributing sufficiently to the evidence-base in palliative care for a number of reasons.