Dr Nikki McCaffrey

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Position

Senior Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Soc. Dev.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

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Publications

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2020

Assessing quality of life in palliative care settings: head-to-head comparison of four patient-reported outcome measures (EORTC QLQ-C15-PAL, FACT-Pal, FACT-Pal-14, FACT-G7)

Madeleine King, Meera Agar, David Currow, Janet Hardy, Belinda Fazekas, Nikki McCaffrey

(2020), Vol. 28, pp. 141-153, Supportive care in cancer, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Measuring Carer Outcomes in an Economic Evaluation: A Content Comparison of the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit for Carers, Carer Experience Scale, and Care-Related Quality of Life Using Exploratory Factor Analysis

L Engel, S Rand, R Hoefman, J Bucholc, C Mihalopoulos, A Muldowney, A Ugalde, N McCaffrey

(2020), pp. 1-12, Medical Decision Making, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2019

Economic evaluation of the randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of subcutaneous ketamine in the management of chronic cancer pain

Nikki McCaffrey, Thomas Flint, Billingsley Kaambwa, Belinda Fazekas, Debra Rowett, David Currow, Janet Hardy, Meera Agar, Steve Quinn, Simon Eckermann

(2019), Vol. 33, pp. 74-81, Palliative medicine, London, Eng., C1

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Sertraline in symptomatic chronic breathlessness: a double blind, randomised trial

David Currow, Magnus Ekstrm, Sandra Louw, Julie Hill, Belinda Fazekas, Katherine Clark, Patricia Davidson, Christine McDonald, Dimitar Sajkov, Nikki McCaffrey, Matthew Doogue, Amy Abernethy, Meera Agar

(2019), Vol. 53, The European respiratory journal, Sheffield, Eng., C1

journal article

A phase III wait-listed randomised controlled trial of novel targeted inter-professional clinical education intervention to improve cancer patients' reported pain outcomes (The Cancer Pain Assessment (CPAS) Trial): study protocol

Jane Phillips, Nicole Heneka, Melanie Lovell, Lawrence Lam, Patricia Davidson, Frances Boyle, Nikki McCaffrey, Sally Fielding, Tim Shaw

(2019), Vol. 20, pp. 1-12, Trials, London, Eng., C1

journal article

REgistry-based randomized controlled trial of treatment and Duration and mortality in long-term OXygen therapy (REDOX) study protocol

Josefin Sundh, Anna Bornefalk-Hermansson, Zainab Ahmadi, Anders Blomberg, Christer Janson, David Currow, Christine McDonald, Nikki McCaffrey, Magnus Ekstrm

(2019), Vol. 19, pp. 1-8, BMC pulmonary medicine, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Controlled-Release Oxycodone vs. Placebo in the Treatment of Chronic Breathlessness - A Multisite Randomized Placebo Controlled Trial

D Ferreira, S Louw, P McCloud, B Fazekas, C McDonald, M Agar, K Clark, N McCaffrey, M Ekstrm, D Currow

(2019), pp. 1-9, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2018

Empirical comparison between capability and two health-related quality of life measures

G Chen, J Ratcliffe, B Kaambwa, N McCaffrey, J Richardson

(2018), Vol. 140, pp. 175-190, Social indicators research, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Clinician-reported changes in octreotide prescribing for malignant bowel obstruction as a result of an adequately powered phase III study: a transnational, online survey

Rachel Campbell, Nikki McCaffrey, Linda Brown, Meera Agar, Katherine Clark, David Currow

(2018), Vol. 32, pp. 1363-1368, Palliative Medicine, London, Eng., C1

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Protocol for a phase III pragmatic stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial comparing the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of screening and guidelines with, versus without, implementation strategies for improving pain in adults with cancer attending outpatient oncology and palliative care services: the Stop Cancer PAIN trial

Tim Luckett, Jane Phillips, Meera Agar, Lawrence Lam, Patricia Davidson, Nicola McCaffrey, Frances Boyle, Tim Shaw, David Currow, Alison Read, Annmarie Hosie, Melanie Lovell

(2018), Vol. 18, pp. 1-13, BMC health services research, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2017

Consumer directed care in Australia: early perceptions and experiences of staff, clients and carers

L Gill, N McCaffrey, I Cameron, J Ratcliffe, B Kaambwa, M Corlis, J Fiebig, M Gresham

(2017), Vol. 25, pp. 478-491, Health and social care in the community, London, Eng., C1

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Efficacy of oral risperidone, haloperidol, or placebo for symptoms of delirium among patients in palliative care: a randomized clinical trial

M Agar, P Lawlor, S Quinn, B Draper, G Caplan, D Rowett, C Sanderson, J Hardy, B Le, S Eckermann, N McCaffrey, L Devilee, B Fazekas, M Hill, D Currow

(2017), Vol. 177, pp. 34-42, JAMA Internal Medicine, Chicago, Ill, C1-1

journal article

Having fewer than 21 teeth associated with poorer general health among South Australians

L Jamieson, D Brennan, M Peres, L Luzzi, C Miller, J Bowden, N McCaffrey

(2017), Vol. 77, pp. 216-224, Journal of public health dentistry, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

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Seizure-related hospital admissions, readmissions and costs: comparisons with asthma and diabetes in South Australia

M Bellon, C Barton, N McCaffrey, D Parker, C Hutchinson

(2017), Vol. 50, pp. 73-79, Seizure, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

The integration of a Podiatrist into an orthopaedic department: a cost-consequences analysis

T Walsh, L Ferris, N Cullen, C Brown, C Loughry, N McCaffrey

(2017), Vol. 10, Journal of foot and ankle research, London, Eng., C1

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A pragmatic, phase III, multisite, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-arm, dose increment randomised trial of regular, low-dose extended-release morphine for chronic breathlessness: Breathlessness, Exertion And Morphine Sulfate (BEAMS) study protocol

D Currow, G Watts, M Johnson, C McDonald, J Miners, A Somogyi, L Denehy, N McCaffrey, D Eckert, P McCloud, S Louw, L Lam, A Greene, B Fazekas, K Clark, K Fong, M Agar, R Joshi, S Kilbreath, D Ferreira, M Ekstrm, Australian national Palliative Care Clinical Studi

(2017), Vol. 7, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2016

How accurately do consecutive cohort audits predict Phase III multisite clinical trial recruitment in palliative care?

N McCaffrey, B Fazekas, N Cutri, D Currow

(2016), Vol. 51, pp. 748-755, Journal of pain and symptom management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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What aspects of quality of life are important from palliative care patients' perspectives? A systematic review of qualitative research

N McCaffrey, S Bradley, J Ratcliffe, D Currow

(2016), Vol. 52, pp. 318-328.e5, Journal of pain and symptom management, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

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Health-related quality of life measured using the EQ-5D-5L: South Australian population norms

N McCaffrey, B Kaambwa, D Currow, J Ratcliffe

(2016), Vol. 14, pp. 1-12, Health and quality of life outcomes, London, Eng., C1-1

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Clinical trials of medicinal cannabis for appetite-related symptoms from advanced cancer: a survey of preferences, attitudes and beliefs among patients willing to consider participation

T Luckett, J Phillips, N Lintzeris, D Allsop, J Lee, N Solowij, J Martin, L Lam, R Aggarwal, N McCaffrey, D Currow, R Chye, M Lovell, I McGregor, M Agar

(2016), Vol. 46, pp. 1269-1275, Internal medicine journal, Milton, Qld., C1-1

journal article

Potential economic impact on hospitalisations of the Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative (PaCCSC) ketamine randomised controlled trial

N McCaffrey, J Hardy, B Fazekas, M Agar, L Devilee, D Rowett, D Currow

(2016), Vol. 40, pp. 100-105, Australian health review, Clayton, Vic., C1-1

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Protocol for a systematic review of preference-based instruments for measuring care-related outcomes and their suitability for the palliative care setting

N McCaffrey, H Al-Janabi, D Currow, R Hoefman, J Ratcliffe

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 1-6, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1-1

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Study protocol: a phase III randomised, double-blind, parallel arm, stratified, block randomised, placebo-controlled trial investigating the clinical effect and cost-effectiveness of sertraline for the palliative relief of breathlessness in people with chronic breathlessness

G Watts, K Clark, M Agar, P Davidson, C McDonald, L Lam, D Sajkov, N McCaffrey, M Doogue, A Abernethy, D Currow, Australian national Palliative Care Clinical Studi

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 1-12, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2015

Measuring caregiver outcomes in palliative care: a construct validation study of two instruments for use in economic evaluations

R Hoefman, H Al-Janabi, N McCaffrey, D Currow, J Ratcliffe

(2015), Vol. 24, pp. 1255-1273, Quality of life research, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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Investigating consumers' and informal carers' views and preferences for consumer directed care: A discrete choice experiment

B Kaambwa, E Lancsar, N McCaffrey, G Chen, L Gill, I Cameron, M Crotty, J Ratcliffe

(2015), Vol. 140, pp. 81-94, Social science and medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Better informing decision making with multiple outcomes cost-effectiveness analysis under uncertainty in cost-disutility space

N McCaffrey, M Agar, J Harlum, J Karnon, D Currow, S Eckermann

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-19, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1

journal article

An empirical comparison of the OPQoL-Brief, EQ-5D-3L and ASCOT in a community dwelling population of older people

B Kaambwa, L Gill, N McCaffrey, E Lancsar, I Cameron, M Crotty, L Gray, J Ratcliffe

(2015), Vol. 13, pp. 1-17, Health and quality of life outcomes, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial of octreotide in malignant bowel obstruction

D Currow, S Quinn, M Agar, B Fazekas, J Hardy, N McCaffrey, S Eckermann, A Abernethy, K Clark

(2015), Vol. 49, pp. 814-821, Journal of pain and symptom management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Important features of home-based support services for older Australians and their informal carers

N Mccaffrey, L Gill, B Kaambwa, I Cameron, J Patterson, M Crotty, J Ratcliffe

(2015), Vol. 23, pp. 654-664, Health and social care in the community, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2014

Preliminary development and validation of a new end-of-life patient-reported outcome measure assessing the ability of patients to finalise their affairs at the end of life

N McCaffrey, P Skuza, K Breaden, S Eckermann, J Hardy, S Oaten, M Briffa, D Currow

(2014), Vol. 9, pp. 1-10, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1

journal article
2013

Carer preferences in economic evaluation and healthcare decision making

H Al-Janabi, N McCaffrey, J Ratcliffe

(2013), Vol. 6, pp. 235-239, Patient, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Is home-based palliative care cost-effective? An economic evaluation of the Palliative Care Extended Packages at Home (PEACH) pilot

N McCaffrey, M Agar, J Harlum, J Karnon, D Currow, S Eckermann

(2013), Vol. 3, pp. 431-435, BMJ supportive and palliarive care, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2011

Palliative caregivers who would not take on the caring role again

D Currow, C Burns, M Agar, J Phillips, N McCaffrey, A Abernethy

(2011), Vol. 41, pp. 661-672, Journal of pain and symptom management, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Implementing a national clinical pathway for pain to ensure equitable, cost-effective, evidence based, person-centred care for people with advanced breast and other cancers

Dr Nikki McCaffrey

National Breast Cancer Foundation Accelerator Research Grant

  • 2019: $32,882
  • 2017: $32,882

A phase III wait-listed RCT of a novel targeted inter-professional clinical education intervention to improve cancer patients¿ reported pain outcomes.

Prof Jane Phillips, Prof Timothy Shaw, A/Prof Melanie Lovell, Prof Patricia Davidson, A/Prof Frances Boyle, Prof Lawrence Lam, Dr Nikki McCaffrey, A/Prof Meinir Krishnasamy, Prof Paul Harnett

Cancer Australia

  • 2019: $17,644
  • 2018: $17,644

Estimating the value of informal care provided to people with dementia in Australia

Dr Lidia Engel, Prof Cathy Mihalopoulos, Dr Nikki McCaffrey, Ms Anne Muldowney

Dementia Australia Research Foundation - Project Grant

  • 2020: $20,000
  • 2019: $45,000

Other Public Sector Funding

An Integrated Care Intervention to Reduce Breathlessness in Patients with Moderate to Very Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Dr Nikki McCaffrey, Prof John Wheatley, Dr Tracy Smith, Ms Mary Roberts, Dr Jin Gun Cho, Dr Tim Luckett, Kirby Adrienne

  • 2020: $12,083
  • 2019: $36,252
  • 2018: $24,165

Industry and Other Funding

Economics of Cancer

Dr Nikki McCaffrey, Emeritus Professor Rob Carter

  • 2020: $93,493
  • 2019: $120,779
  • 2017: $75,077
  • 2016: $70,884

Quality in end-of-life care: current realities and future goals for regional communities

Dr Claire Johnson, Dr Nikki McCaffrey

  • 2019: $3,894
  • 2018: $3,000
  • 2017: $3,000

Economic evaluation of the WA LiveLighter campaign.

Mrs Jaithri Ananthapavan, Prof Marj Moodie, Miss Michelle Tran, Dr Nikki McCaffrey

  • 2020: $28,875
  • 2019: $14,222

Cost-effectiveness of embedding a smoking cessation model of care into the Victorian health service setting to increase smoking cessation.

Dr Nikki McCaffrey

  • 2020: $18,181

Securing high-quality of cAre For cancer patients at their End-of-life: the SAFE-study

A/Prof Eline Aas, Prof Terje Hagen, A/Prof Lisbeth Thoresen, Dr Leena Forma, Dr Nikki McCaffrey, Dr Lidia Engel, Prof Marit Jordhoy, A/Prof Vidar Halsteinli, Dr Yvonne Michel, Eli Thommasen

  • 2020: $9,970

Supervisions

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