Eila Watson

Prof. Eila Watson

Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK

Background

Eila Watson is Professor of Supportive Cancer Care in the Oxford Institute of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Research at Oxford Brookes University, where she leads the Cancer Care research group.   Eila’s research focusses on understanding the experiences and needs of people affected by cancer, and developing and testing interventions to help improve outcomes.  Eila is a member of the National Cancer Research Institute Primary Care Clinical Studies Group and the Psycho-Oncology and Survivorship Clinical Studies Group.  She is also past Chair of the British Psychosocial Oncology Society, a member of the Yorkshire Cancer Research Advisory Board, and a past member of the Tenovus Cancer Charity Psychosocial Advisory Board.