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Dr Wendy McInally

Profile summary

Professional biography

Combining knowledge, skills, insight and expertise developed over 30 years in clinical and educational delivery environments across the United Kingdom (UK) and internationally, I have built a comprehensive research, practice and education portfolio around children and young people. I am a widely recognised nurse specialist in the care of children and young people with cancer. I have played a leading role in developing many child health evidence-based practice initiatives both within my previous University and more widely across the UK. 

Research interests

My PhD thesis, entitled ‘A Life Interrupted: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Young People and their Family / Significant Other Living with Malignant Melanoma’ was submitted in January 2020.  Viva was March 2020. 

Research interests are nursing children and young people living with cancer.  Palliative and end of life care.  Pedagogy.  

Teaching interests

Developing as a Professional Nurse

Family-centred care/person-centred care

EBP and Research

Leadership

Change Management

Mobility - learning from an international perspective

ePortfolio

Impact and engagement

Publications

McInally, W., McCann L., (2019) Children and Young People with Cancer in the Glasper and Richardson, Elsevier, London.  
McInally, W., (2018) Malignant Melanoma: How Do We Meet the Needs of Young People and Their Families? Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing Issue 4 1-4. 
McInally, W., Pouso Lista, M, J., McLaren, N., Willis, D, S., (2017) Widening Access; Developing an eLearning Resource for Health and Social Care Professionals Caring for Children and Young People with Cancer, Journal Cancer Education https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28963638 McInally, W., Willis, D., (2017) Impact of policy for Children and Young People with Cancer, Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, Volume 40, Issue 2, 68-70. 
McInally, W., Garner, B., Metcalfe, S., (2015) ENRICHING THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE THROUGH A COLLABORATIVE CULTURAL LEARNING MODEL, Creative Nursing: A Journal of Values, Issues, Experience, and Collaboration Creative Health Care Management, (21) 3 161-166.

Engagement
 
November 2017. I was instrumental in bringing a high-profile event, there is a Light: BRIGHTLIGHT', to Edinburgh raising public awareness of the specific cancer-related issues faced by teenagers and young people. I led the collaboration with the Youth Theatre Arts Scotland, Macmillan Cancer Support and ENU. 
2017. National needs analysis community eLearning resources. This supported the development of an online course and the development of a new module in 2018. 
2016. Research project around ePortfolio for undergraduate students.  
2016. Nurse Advisor - National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD, 2018).  
2013. Florence Nightingale Travel Scholarship.

 

External collaborations

2019 Advisory Board Member European School of Oncology (ESO). 
2019 Awarded the Macmillan title.  
2018 European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS) Member (Education Working Group). 2017 Editorial Board Member for the new journal Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing.  2015 Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy.  2012 Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer (TYAC).  
2006 CCLG/RCN. 

 

European Oncology Nursing Society

European School Oncology

Western Carolina University

Lahti University Finland

Publications

Widening Access; Developing an eLearning Resource for Health and Social Care Professionals Caring for Children and Young People with Cancer (2019-02)
McInally, Wendy; Pouso Lista, Maria J.; McLaren, Natalia and Willis, Diane S.
Journal of Cancer Education, 34(1) (pp. 180-185)


Malignant Melanoma: How Do We Meet the Needs of Young People and Their Families? (2018)
McInally, Wendy
Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, 41(1) (pp. 5-8)


Impact of policy for Children and Young People with Cancer (2017)
McInally, Wendy and Willis, D. S.
Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, 40(2) (pp. 68-70)


Developing global citizenship online: An authentic alternative to overseas clinical placement (2013-10)
Strickland, Karen; Adamson, Elizabeth; McInally, Wendy; Tiittanen, Hannele and Metcalfe, Sharon
Nurse Education Today, 33(10) (pp. 1160-1165)


International collaboration: developing an international nursing module through the use of Wiki technology. (2012-12)
Metcalfe, Sharon; McInally, Wendy; Strickland, Karen; Adamson, Elizabeth and Tiittanen, Hannele
Educational developments, 13(3) (pp. 18-22)


Whose line is it anyway? Management of central venous catheters in children (2005)
McInally, Wendy
Paediatric Nursing, 17(5) (pp. 14-18)