Gursharan Singh

Research Fellow

Dr Gursharan Singh is a Research Fellow in Palliative Care in the Cancer and Palliative Care Outcomes Centre at the School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology (QUT). She completed her PhD at Western Sydney University, on access and referral to palliative care for individuals with chronic heart failure. Gursharan has previously worked as a Research Officer, collecting patient reported outcome measures and had an Honorary Appointment as a Student Investigator at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, collecting data on heart failure symptoms and hospitalisations. She has also worked as a Teaching Associate at the University of Technology Sydney. Gursharan has experience in quantitative and qualitative methods and has published in the area of chronic heart failure and palliative care in peer-reviewed journals. She has also presented her research at national and international conferences and contributes to peer review for Journal of Clinical Nursing, Progress in Palliative Care, Contemporary Nurse and Palliative Medicine. Her research interests include optimising palliative care delivery, heart failure, models of care and linked data.

Current work:

Improving the quality of hospital care for people with serious illness through patient experience measurement and feedback informing facilitated ward-based improvement: an implementation pilot study (The PREM-QUAL study). Queensland Health (CIE)
A needs analysis and gap-analysis in the delivery of Paediatric Palliative Care Across Australia. Palliative Care Australia (CIB)
Previous work:

Optimising outcomes and reducing health inequities for heart failure patients in their last year of life in Queensland. Centre for Healthcare Transformation Seed Grant (CIA)