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Dr. Amanda Drury
Research Fellow, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Biography

Dr Amanda Drury is a Research Fellow in the Trinity Centre for Practice and Healthcare Innovation (TCPHI), in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin. She is a registered general nurse, with clinical experience in radiation and medical oncology settings. Amanda holds a PhD in Nursing, an MSc in Cancer Care, a BSc (Hons) in General Nursing and Postgraduate Certificates in Statistics and Innovation and Enterprise. She completed her PhD in Trinity College Dublin in 2018, where she was awarded the Health Research Board Research Training Fellowship for Healthcare Professionals in 2014. Her PhD examined colorectal cancer survivors' experiences of follow-up care in the Irish healthcare system, and the potential impact of healthcare experiences upon cancer survivors' quality of life outcomes. Amanda is experienced in quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research, and is currently involved in the design and conduct of several research projects in the areas of cancer care, palliative care and chronic illness. In her current role, Amanda is supervisor for postgraduate research projects and provides lectures in Acute Care Nursing and Oncological Emergencies on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. She a board member of the European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS), and represents the organisation as a member of the Research Working Group, and Young Cancer Nurse Network.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Drury, Amanda; Payne, Sheila; Brady, A.M., Healthcare Factors Predicting Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Quality of Life Outcomes, 38th Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research & Education Conference 2019, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, 28/02/2019, 2019 Oral Presentation, 2019

Amanda Drury, Sheila Payne, Anne-Marie Brady, Identifying Associations Between Quality of Life Outcomes and Healthcare-Related Variables Among Colorectal Cancer Survivors: A Cross-Sectional Survey Study, International Journal of Nursing Studies, 2019 Journal Article, 2019 TARA - Full Text DOI

Samantha Mayo, Amanda Drury, Considering Survivors' Preferences in The Design of Supportive Care Services, Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer & International Society of Oral Oncology Annual Meeting (MASCC/ISOO), San Francisco, California, USA, 21-23/06/2019, 2019 Poster, 2019

Amanda Drury, Sheila Payne, Anne-Marie Brady, Colorectal Cancer Survivorship: An Evolutionary Concept Analysis, Irish Association of Oncology Nurses Annual Conference 2019, The Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone, Ireland, 23/03/2019, 2019 Poster, 2019

Drury, Amanda, Action-Oriented Strategic Planning, European Cancer Leagues Youth Ambassadors Summer School for the European Code Against Cancer, Institute of Oncology Ljubljana, Slovenia, 31/08/2019, 2019, European Cancer Leagues Invited Talk, 2019

Drury A., Payne S. & Brady A.M. , Colorectal Cancer Survivorship: An Evolutionary Concept Analysis, Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference 2019, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 07/03/2019, 2019 Oral Presentation, 2019

Samantha Mayo, Amanda Drury, Considering Survivors' Preferences in The Design of Supportive Care Services, Journal of Supportive Care in Cancer , 27, (S1), 2019, ppS238 - S239 Published Abstract, 2019 DOI

Amanda Drury, Sheila Payne, Anne-Marie Brady, The Cost of Survival Study: Proposing an Explanatory Model of The Healthcare-Related Factors Predicting Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Quality of Life, Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference 2019, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 06/03/2019, 2019 Oral Presentation, 2019

Amanda Drury, Sheila Payne, Anne-Marie Brady, CN26 The Cost of Survival: A Mixed-Method Exploration of Healthcare-Related Factors Predicting Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Quality of Life, Annals of Oncology , 29, (S8), 2019 Published Abstract, 2019 DOI

Drury, Amanda; Payne, Sheila; Brady, A.M., The Cost of Survival Study: Exploring the Healthcare Factors Influencing Quality of Life Outcomes Among Colorectal Cancer Survivors, Irish Association of Oncology Nurses Annual Conference 2018, The Red Cow Moran Hotel, Dublin, Ireland, 14/04/2018, 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

Daly L.,Brady A.M., Keogh B., Bracken-Scally M., Ciblis A., Kennelly B., Hynes G., Pittalis C., Drury A. and McCarron M., Achieving inclusiveness: Suggestions to overcome challenges to accessing the perspective of people living with dementia , 19th International Nursing Ethics Conference and 4th International Ethics in Care Conference , Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork, 1-2 September , 2018, pp16 - 17 Oral Presentation, 2018 URL

Snehal Prabhukeluskar, Amanda Drury, Anne-Marie Brady, Nurse-Led Models of Medical Oncology Care: A Literature Review, Irish Association of Oncology Nurses Annual Conference 2018, The Red Cow Moran Hotel, Ireland, 14/04/2018, 2018 Poster, 2018

Drury, Amanda; Payne, Sheila; Brady, A.M., The Cost of Survival: A Mixed-Method Exploration of Healthcare-Related Factors Predicting Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Quality of Life, EONS11 @ European Society for Medical Oncology 2019 Congress, Messe Munich, Munich, Germany, 21/10/2018, 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

Drury, Amanda, The Cost of Survival Study: Exploring the Healthcare Factors Influencing Quality of Life Outcomes Among Colorectal Cancer Survivors, Huffman Splane Emerging Nurse Scholars Forum, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 10/10/2018, 2018, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing Invited Talk, 2018

Amanda Drury, Sheila Payne, Anne-Marie Brady, Cancer Survivorship: Advancing the concept in the context of colorectal cancer, European Journal of Oncology Nursing , 29, 2017, p135 - 147 Journal Article, 2017 TARA - Full Text DOI

Drury, Amanda; Payne, Sheila; Brady, Anne-Marie, The cost of survival: an exploration of colorectal cancer survivors' experiences of pain, Acta Oncologica, 56, (2), 2017, p205-211 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Amanda Drury, Sheila Payne, Anne-Marie Brady, The Cost of Survival: Exploring Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Quality of Life and Healthcare Experiences, The International Conference on Cancer Nursing, Anaheim, California, USA, 11/07/2017, 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

Amanda Drury, Sheila Payne, Anne-Marie Brady, The Cost of Survival: Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Experiences of Follow-up Care, The International Conference on Cancer Nursing , Anaheim, California, USA, 11/07/2017, 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

Amanda Drury, Sheila Payne, Anne-Marie Brady, The Cost of Survival: Colorectal Cancer Survivors Experiences of Peripheral Neuropathy, The European Oncology Nursing Society Congress, The Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland, 17/10/2016, edited by Amanda Drury , 2016 Oral Presentation, 2016

Amanda Drury, Sheila Payne, Anne-Marie Brady, The Cost of Survival Study: The Influence of Fear of Recurrence and Fear of Cancer Metastases on Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Quality of Life, The International Psycho-oncology Society Congress, The Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland, 19/10/2016, edited by Amanda Drury , 2016 Poster, 2016

Amanda Drury, Sheila Payne, Anne-Marie Brady, The Cost of Survival: Colorectal Cancer Survivors Experience of Pain, The European Cancer Rehabilitation & Survivorship Symposium, Tivoli Hotel & Congress Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark., 19/09/2016, 2016 Conference Paper, 2016

Amanda Drury, Sheila Payne, Anne-Marie Brady, The Cost of Survival Study: The Influence of Fear of Recurrence and Fear of Cancer Metastases on Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Quality of Life, Psycho-Oncology, 25, (S3), 2016 Published Abstract, 2016 DOI

McCloskey S., Drury A., Brubakk K., Glarcher M., LeBlanc J. & Ambrosio Gutierrez L., Perspectives: European Academy of Nursing Science Debate: Right to reply against the motion., Journal of Research in Nursing , 21, (2), 2016, p143 - 151 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Amanda Drury, Sheila Payne, Anne-Marie Brady, Putting Quality into Practice: A Practical Application of Quality Standards in Mixed Methods Research for Healthcare, The Mixed Methods International Research Association Conference, Durham University, United Kingdom., 05/08/2016, edited by Amanda Drury , 2016 Oral Presentation, 2016

Amanda Drury, Sheila Payne, Anne-Marie Brady, The Cost of Survival: Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Experiences of Bowel Dysfunction., The 17th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 14/11/2016, edited by Amanda Drury , 2016 Oral Presentation, 2016

Amanda Drury, Sheila Payne, Anne-Marie Brady, The Cost of Survival Study: Colorectal Cancer Survivors Experiences of Continuity of Care - Preliminary Findings, European Academy of Nursing Science Summer Conference, Martin-Luther- University, Halle (Saale), Germany, 14/07/2016, edited by Amanda Drury , 2016 Poster, 2016

Amanda Drury, Anne-Marie Brady, The Cost of Survival: Understanding Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Quality of Life - Methodology, Irish Association of Oncology Nurses Annual Conference, Galway, Ireland, 2015 Poster, 2015

Amanda Drury, Anne-Marie Brady, The Cost of Survival: Understanding Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Quality of Life - Preliminary Findings, 15 th Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, 19/11/2015, edited by Amanda Drury , 2015 Oral Presentation, 2015

Drury, A. & Brady, A-M., The Cost of Survival: Understanding Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Quality of Life - A Pilot Study, 34th Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research & Education Conference, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, 19th February 2015, 2015 Poster, 2015

Drury, A. & Brady, A-M, The Cost of Survival: Understanding Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Quality of Life - Research Methods. , 15th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference & Student Colloquium, Trinity College Dublin , 2014, 2014 Oral Presentation, 2014 URL

Drury, A. & Brady, A-M., A Descriptive Investigation of Nurses' Attitudes Toward Care of Terminally-Ill Patients in an Irish Oncology Setting, 29 March 2014, Irish Association for Nurses in Oncology 2014, Ormonde Hotel, Killkenny, Ireland , 2014 Oral Presentation, 2014

Drury, A. & Brady, A-M, The Effect of Individualised Cancer Survivorship Care Plans and Treatment Summaries on Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Quality of Life, Unmet Needs and Continuity of Care: A Systematic Review Research Protocol. , Irish Research Nurses Network Conference, RSCI, 13th November, 2014 Oral Presentation, 2014

Drury, A. & Brady, A-M., A Descriptive Investigation of Nurses' Attitudes Toward Care of Terminally-Ill Patients in an Irish Oncology Setting, The 14th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference (HIRC), Trinity College Dublin , School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin , 5-7th November 2013, 2013 Oral Presentation, 2013

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Drury, Amanda, The Impact of Healthcare Experiences on Quality of Life in Cancer Survivorship, European Oncology Nursing Society Magazine; EONS11 Special Edition , Winter/Spring 2019, European Oncology Nursing Society, 2019 Published Abstract, 2019 URL

Bracken-Scally, M., Brady, A-M., Keogh, B., Hynes, G.,Kennelly, B., Drury, A., Daly, L., & McCarron, M., Evaluation of the Connolly Hospital Dementia Pathways Project: Preliminary findings, Connolly Hospital Dementia Pathways Partnerships in Care Seminar, Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin, 20 September 2018, 2018 Invited Talk, 2018

Brady, A-M., Bracken-Scally, M., Keogh, B., Kennelly, B., Daly, L., Hynes, G., Pittalis, C., Drury, A., Ciblis, A. & McCarron, M., Evaluation of the St. James's Hospital DemPath Integrated Care Pathway Project, Dublin, Ireland, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 2018 Report, 2018 URL

Drury, Amanda, The Cost of Survival Study: Exploring the Healthcare Factors Influencing Quality of Life Outcomes Among Colorectal Cancer Survivors, Colorectal Academic Surgery Seminar, St. Mary's Hospital, Imperial NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom, 13/08/2018., 2018, Professor Mary Wells Invited Talk, 2018

Brady A.M., Daly L., Keogh B., Kennelly B., Ciblis A., Drury A., Hynes G., Bracken-Scally M., Pittalis C. and McCarron M., Evaluation of the Cork Integrated Dementia Care Across Settings (Cork-IDEAS) Project, Dublin, Ireland, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 2018, p1 - 109 Report, 2018 URL

Brady A.M., Bracken-Scally M., Keogh B., Kennelly B., Daly L., Hynes G., Drury A., Ciblis A. and McCarron M, Evaluation of the Connolly Hospital Dementia Pathways Programme, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 2018 Report, 2018 URL

Drury, Amanda, The Cost of Survival Study: Exploring the Healthcare Factors Influencing Quality of Life Outcomes Among Colorectal Cancer Survivors, Macmillan Survivorship Research Group Seminar, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom, 01/08/2018, 2018, Professor Claire Foster Invited Talk, 2018

Research Expertise

Projects

  • Title
    • The Cost of Survival: Understanding Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Quality of Life
  • Funding Agency
    • Health Research Board
  • Date From
    • 09/2014
  • Title
    • The Cost of Survival: Understanding Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Quality of Life
  • Funding Agency
    • 1252 PhD Scholarship, Trinity College Dublin
  • Date From
    • 09/2013
  • Date To
    • 08/2014
  • Title
    • A Descriptive Investigation of Oncology Nurses Attitudes toward Care of Terminally Ill Patients
  • Date From
    • 2011
  • Date To
    • 2012

Keywords

CANCER; Cancer Survivorship; Continuity of Care; HEALTH CARE; Health-related Quality of Life; QUALITY OF LIFE; SUPPORTIVE CARE; unmet needs

Recognition

Representations

European Oncology Nursing Society Research Working Group Member 01/02/2018

Awards and Honours

Health Research Board Research Training Fellowships for Healthcare Professionals 2014 09/2014

Irish Association for Nurses in Oncology Presidents Prize 14/04/2018

Best Oncology/Palliative Care Oral Presentation, 38th International Nursing and Midwifery Research and Education Conference, RCSI. 28/02/2019

European Academy of Nursing Science Summer School 2014-2016 07/2014

Huffman Splane Emerging Nurse Scholars Forum 2018 10/2018

RANCARE COST Action Training School Bursary 09/2017

1252 PhD Scholarship, Trinity College Dublin 09/2013

Student Award, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin 11/2012

European Oncology Nursing Society Doctoral Summer School Bursary 2015

Memberships

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland 2008

Irish Association for Nurses in Oncology 2012

European Academy of Nursing Science 2013

Mixed Methods International Research Association 2015