Dr Anna Cox

Post Doctoral Research Fellow
PhD, MSc, BSc
Monday - Wednesday 9.15 -5.30

Academic and research departments

School of Health Sciences.


Areas of specialism

Understanding and improving the care experience of people with learning disabilities; Development and implementation of interventions to support the provision of quality care throughout the life course; Educational interventions to prepare the social care workforce to provide good quality care; E-health and Cancer Survivorship

My qualifications

PhD - Cancer survivorship, supportive care and e-health
University of Surrey
MSc Health Psychology (Distinction)
City University, London
BSc (Hons) Psychology (2:1)
University of Plymouth

My publications


Cox, A., Lucas, G., Marcu, A. Piano, M., Grosvenor, W., Mold, F., Maguire, R. & Ream, E. (2017) Cancer Survivors’ Experience With Telehealth: A Systematic Review and Thematic Synthesis. Journal of Medical Internet Research Vol 19, No 1.



Cox, A., Arber, A., Gallagher, A., MacKenzie, M. & Ream, E. (2017) Establishing Priorities for Oncology Nursing Research: Nurse and Patient Collaboration. Oncology Nursing Forum. Vol 44, No 2, 192-203

Cox, A. (2017) Research on palliative and end-of-life care is a priority for patients. International Journal of Palliative Nursing. Vol. 23, No. 4, 202–203


Cox, A., Arber, A., Bailey, F., Dargan, S., Gannon, C., Lisk, R., Quinn, B., Samarasinghe, J., Wrigley, M. & Gallagher A. (2017) Developing, implementing and evaluating an end of life care intervention. Nursing Older People 31; 29 (1): 27-35.



Vandrevala, T. Pavey, L., Chelidoni, O., Chang, N.F., Creagh-Brown, B. & Cox, A. (2017) Psychological rumination and recovery from work in Intensive Care Professionals: Associations with stress, burnout, depression, and health. Journal of Intensive Care 5:16



Gallagher, A., Peacock, M., Zasada, M., Coucke, T., Cox A.. & Janssens, N. (2016) Care-givers’ Reflections on an Ethics Education Immersive Simulation Care Experience:  A Series of Epiphanous Events. Nursing Inquiry Vol 24, Issue 3




Konstantära, E., Vandrevala, T., Cox, A., Craigh-Brown, B. & Ogden, J. (2016) Balancing Professional Tension and Deciding upon the Status of Death: Making End-of-life Decisions in Intensive Care Units. Health Psychology Open. 3 (1): 1-9


Gallagher, A. & Cox, A. The RIPE Project protocol: Researching Interventions that Promote Ethics in Social Care (2015).  Working Papers in the Health Sciences 1:11 Spring 2015


Gallagher, A., Bousso, R., McCarthy, J., Kohlen, H., Andrews, T., Paganini, M., Abu-El-Noor, N., Cox, A., Haas, M., Arber, A., Abu-El-Noor, M., Baliza, M., & Padilha, K. (2015) Negotiated reorienting: A grounded theory of nurses' end-of-life decision-making in the intensive care unit. Int J Nurs Stud.; 52(4):794-803



Cox A & Faithfull S (2013) 'They're survivors physically but we want them to survive mentally as well': health care professionals' views on providing potential late effect information. Support Care Cancer (Online first, DOI 10.1007/s00520-013-1806-7)

Cox A, Knibb W, Potter C, Ilsley M, Lucas C, O'Driscoll M, Faithfull S (2011) 'How do we dare burden them with anything else': Acceptability of handheld technology to monitor and assess patient symptoms following palliative radiotherapy for lung cancer. Palliative Medicine, 25 (7) 675-681

Cox A , Bull E, Cockle-Herne J, Knibb W, Potter C, Faithfull S (2008) Nurse led telephone follow up in ovarian cancer: A psychosocial perspective. European Journal of Oncology Nursing 12; 412-417

Cox A & Fallowfield L (2007) 'After going through chemotherapy I can't see another needle'. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 11; 43-48

Cox A, Jenkins V, Catt S, Langridge C, Fallowfield L (2006) Information needs and experiences: An audit of UK cancer patients. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 10(4): 263-72

Cox A, Fallowfield L, Jenkins V (2006) Communication and informed consent in phase 1 trials: A review of the literature. Supportive Care in Cancer, 14: 303-309

Fallowfield L, Atkins L, Catt S, Cox A, Coxon C, Langridge C, Morris R, and Price M (2006) Patients' preference for administration of endocrine treatments by injection or tablets: results from a study of women with breast cancer. Annals of Oncology, 17(2): 205-10

Catt S, Fallowfield L, Jenkins V, Langridge C, Cox A (2005) The informational roles and psychological health of members of 10 oncology multidisciplinary teams in the UK. British Journal of Cancer, 93: 1092-1097Jenkins V, Fallowfield L, Cox A (2005) The preferences of 600 patients for different descriptions of randomisation, British Journal of Cancer, 92 (5): 807-10