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26/07/2017 - Survey- Sleep disturbance in brain tumour

Health professionals survey of sleep disturbance in brain tumour

PoCoG members  are invited to participate in an online survey of health professionals active in the care of patients with a primary malignant brain tumour or brain metastases. 

From this survey, the researchers aim to understand health professionals’ opinions about the assessment and management of sleep disturbance in these patients, as well as their caregivers. Such information will assist in understanding approaches that may help support and improve patients’ and caregivers’ sleep.

If you agree to take part in this study, you will complete the online questionnaire by clicking on the following link:

Your participation will take approximately 15 minutes.

Your participation is entirely voluntary. There will be no consequences for choosing not to participate.

REMEMBER: Your responses are entirely confidential. The researchers involved in the study will only see your confidential participant number, not your name. Because your questionnaire is anonymous, once you have sent it through to us you will not be able to withdraw it at a later date.

This study is being conducted by

 The study is being carried out by the following researchers:

A. Prof Meera Agar:South Western Sydney Clinical School (SWSCS), The University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Dr Haryana Dhillon: Centre for Medical Psychology & Evidence-based Decision-making, The University of Sydney

Dr Eng-Siew Koh: SWSCS, UNSW

Prof Anna Nowak: School of Medicine and Pharmacology, The University of Western Australia

Ms Megan Jeon: SWSCS, UNSW

If you have any questions about this survey please feel free to contact Ms Megan Jeon on telephone (02) 8738 9223 or

The study has been approved by the University of New South Wales Australia Human Research Ethics Advisory Panel. Any person with concerns or complaints about the conduct of this study should contact the UNSW Human Ethics Coordinator on +61 2 9385 6222, email and quote HC17121.

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