Ms Shannon Philp

NP RN, BN MN(NP) Sydney GradCertCancNurs GradCertWomen'sHealthNurs CN
Lecturer, Course Coordinator, Cancer and Haematology Nursing

M02C - 88 Mallett Street - Building C
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 0542

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Biographical details

Shannon Philp is a Nurse Practitioner with nearly 20 years experience in cancer nursing, working clinically at Chris O'Brien Lifehouse in Gynaecological Oncology. She has held several senior nursing roles. She initiated and led the first nurse-led Gynaecological Oncology Aftercare and Follow Up Clinic in Australia, to provide comprehensive post-surgical and ongoing follow up care to women with a gynaecological cancer. She is involved in nursing research and my current interests include patient experience and satisfaction with fast track surgery and quality of life for women with vulval cancer. She is a member of the Cancer Nursing Academic Unit, a consortium of Sydney Nursing School and the Sydney Cancer Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Research interests

  • Nurse-led follow up in gynaecological cancer
  • Fast-track surgery and enhanced recovery after surgery
  • Patient experience and satisfaction
  • Quality of life and gynaecological cancer
  • Nurse-led models of care
  • Advanced practice nursing roles

Teaching and supervision

Associate Supervisor: Testing the feasibility of a brief nurse-led lifestyle intervention for women with type 1 endometrial cancer, Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, PhD in progress

Current projects

Shannon is involved in several studies and currently leads a project relating to Fast Track Surgery in Gynaecological Oncology-Patient Experience and Satisfaction and a project investigating Vulval Cancer and quality of life.

Keywords

Cancer; Surgery; Gynaecological cancer; Patient experience

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Bonner, C., Nattress, K., Anderson, C., Carter, J., Milross, C., Philp, S., Juraskova, I. (2012). Chore or priority? Barriers and facilitators affecting dilator use after pelvic radiotherapy for gynaecological cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer, 20(10), 2305-2313. [More Information]
  • Anderson, C., Carter, J., Nattress, K., Beale, P., Philp, S., Harrison, J., Juraskova, I. (2011). "The Booklet Helped Me Not to Panic" A Pilot of a Decision Aid for Asymptomatic Women With Ovarian Cancer and With Rising CA-125 Levels. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 21(4), 737-743. [More Information]
  • Carter, J., Philp, S. (2011). Assessing outcomes after fast track surgical management of corpus cancer. Open Journal of Obstetetrics and Gynecology, 1(3), 139-143.
  • Carter, J., Philp, S. (2011). Development and Extended Experience With A Fast Track Surgery Program in a Gynaecological Oncology Service. The Open Women's Health Journal, 5, 7-10.
  • Carter, J., Philp, S., Arora, V. (2011). Early discharge after major gynaecological surgery: advantages of fast track surgery. Open Journal of Obstetetrics and Gynecology, 1(1), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Pather, S., Loadsman, J., Mansfield, C., Rao, A., Arora, V., Philp, S., Carter, J. (2011). Perioperative outcomes after total laparoscopic hysterectomy compared with fast-track open hysterectomy - A retrospective case-control study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 51(5), 393-396. [More Information]
  • Pather, S., Loadsman, J., Gopalan, P., Rao, A., Philp, S., Carter, J. (2011). The role of transversus abdominis plane blocks in women undergoing total laparoscopic hysterectomy: A retrospective review. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 51(6), 544-547. [More Information]
  • Carter, J., Philp, S., Arora, V. (2010). Fast Track Gynaecologic Surgery in the Overweight and Obese Patient. International Journal of Clinical Medicine, 1(2), 64-69. [More Information]
  • Arora, V., Philp, S., Nattress, K., Pather, S., Dalrymple, C., Atkinson, K., Smirnova, S., Cotterell, S., Carter, J. (2010). Patient satisfaction with inpatient care provided by the Sydney Gynecological Oncology Group. Patient Related Outcome Measures, 1, 179-184. [More Information]

2012

  • Bonner, C., Nattress, K., Anderson, C., Carter, J., Milross, C., Philp, S., Juraskova, I. (2012). Chore or priority? Barriers and facilitators affecting dilator use after pelvic radiotherapy for gynaecological cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer, 20(10), 2305-2313. [More Information]

2011

  • Anderson, C., Carter, J., Nattress, K., Beale, P., Philp, S., Harrison, J., Juraskova, I. (2011). "The Booklet Helped Me Not to Panic" A Pilot of a Decision Aid for Asymptomatic Women With Ovarian Cancer and With Rising CA-125 Levels. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 21(4), 737-743. [More Information]
  • Carter, J., Philp, S. (2011). Assessing outcomes after fast track surgical management of corpus cancer. Open Journal of Obstetetrics and Gynecology, 1(3), 139-143.
  • Carter, J., Philp, S. (2011). Development and Extended Experience With A Fast Track Surgery Program in a Gynaecological Oncology Service. The Open Women's Health Journal, 5, 7-10.
  • Carter, J., Philp, S., Arora, V. (2011). Early discharge after major gynaecological surgery: advantages of fast track surgery. Open Journal of Obstetetrics and Gynecology, 1(1), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Pather, S., Loadsman, J., Mansfield, C., Rao, A., Arora, V., Philp, S., Carter, J. (2011). Perioperative outcomes after total laparoscopic hysterectomy compared with fast-track open hysterectomy - A retrospective case-control study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 51(5), 393-396. [More Information]
  • Pather, S., Loadsman, J., Gopalan, P., Rao, A., Philp, S., Carter, J. (2011). The role of transversus abdominis plane blocks in women undergoing total laparoscopic hysterectomy: A retrospective review. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 51(6), 544-547. [More Information]

2010

  • Carter, J., Philp, S., Arora, V. (2010). Fast Track Gynaecologic Surgery in the Overweight and Obese Patient. International Journal of Clinical Medicine, 1(2), 64-69. [More Information]
  • Arora, V., Philp, S., Nattress, K., Pather, S., Dalrymple, C., Atkinson, K., Smirnova, S., Cotterell, S., Carter, J. (2010). Patient satisfaction with inpatient care provided by the Sydney Gynecological Oncology Group. Patient Related Outcome Measures, 1, 179-184. [More Information]

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