COLLEGE OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH
Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health Professions

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Bianca Wiering

Postdoctoral research associate

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 +44 (0) 1392 723328

 Smeall building 

 

Smeall Building, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK

Overview

Bianca studied psychology at Utrecht University (the Netherlands). During and after her study she worked at the Netherlands Institute for health services research. She worked mainly on communication research projects, such as shared decision making in pediatric oncology and affective communication in genetic counselling for breast cancer. Bianca completed her PhD at Tilburg University. Her PhD dissertation concerned patient involvement in establishing the quality of health care and patient-provider communication. At the moment she is working on a cancer research UK funded project concerning Two Week Wait referrals for cancer.

 

Qualifications

  • PhD
  • MSc Clinical and health psychology
  • BSc Psychology

 

Research

Research interests

Broad research specialisms:

  • Cancer treatment processes
  • Patient-provider communication
  • Patient reported outcome and experience measures

Research projects

  • Guideline discordant diagnostic care: when do primary care referrals not reflect guidelines for suspected cancer

Teaching

Supervision / Group

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