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.
  • 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.