Laura Timmis

Biography

Laura is a Pharmacoeconomic Research Officer at the Centre for Health Economics and Medical Evaluation, with a background in cancer research and mixed method preference elicitation. Laura is currently working on a mixed method project that aims to explore patients and Health Care Professionals’ preferences for the benefits and risks of treatment for colorectal cancer liver metastases, funded by the charity North West Cancer Research. Previous to this post Laura was the Impact Officer for the Dynamic Dudes classroom based physical activity intervention within the School of Psychology, Bangor University. Laura has recently submitted her PhD thesis which she completed within the Centre for Health Economics and Medical Evaluations. Laura’s PhD aimed to explore the preferences of patients, their informal caregivers and Health Care Professionals for gynaecological cancer follow-up care. She holds a MSc in Health Psychology from the University of Ulster, and a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from Bangor University. 

Publications

Morrison, V., Spencer, L. H., Totton, N., Pye, K., Yeo, S. T., Butterworth, C., Hall, L., Whitaker, R., Edwards, R.T., Timmis, L. J., Hoare, Z., Neal, R. D., Wilkinson, C., & Leeson., S (2018). rial of Optimal Personalised Care After Treatment-cological Cancer (TOPCAT- G): a Randomised Feasibility Trial. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 28(2), 401-411. http://doi.org/10.1097/IGC.0000000000001179

Aslam, R. W., Pye, K. L., Rai, T. K., Hall, B., Timmis, L. J., Yeo, S. T., & Leeson, S. (2016). Follow- up strategies for women with endometrial cancer after primary treatment (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD012386. http://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CSD012386

Pye, K., Totton, N., Stuart, N., Whitaker, R., Morrison, V., Edwards, R.T., Yeo, S.T., Timmis, L. J., Butterworth, C., Hall, L., Hoare, Z., Neal, R. D., Wilkinson, C., & Leeson, S. (2016). Trial of Optimal Personalised Care After Treatment for Gynaecological Cancer (TOPCAT-G): a study protocol for a randomised feasibility trial. Pilot and Feasibility
Studies, 2:67. http://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-016-0108-5.

Budd, L., Morrison, V., Seale, T., Edwards, R. T (2015). Patients, carers and health care professionals’ preferences for gynaecological cancer follow-up care: a mixed method systematic review (Protocol). PROSPERO 2015: CRD42015016230 Retrieved from PROSPERO website:  http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.asp? ID=CRD42015016230