Dr Julie Walabyeki

Dr Julie Walabyeki

Lecturer in Primary Care

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Hull York Medical School

Summary

Julie Walabyeki is a research fellow, involved in the Yorkshire Cancer Research studies PEOPLE-Hull and WORKPLACE. She is also involved in the PRIORITY study: Cancer Care during COVID-19 (TRANSFORM); was involved in the Cancer Studies Yorkshire (CSY) -Yorkshire Cancer Research, Symptoms Awareness studies (1&2)-Cancer Research UK. She has medical training and RCT experience. Her interests include early diagnosis of cancer, smoking, infectious diseases (HIV/TB)and healthcare management-leadership.

MB BS Medicine - Phase 1

SSIP - Cancer screening, awareness and detection

Recent outputs

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Dataset

The PEOPLE-HULL Study: improving help-seeking for lung symptoms in Hull. Trial registration.

Mitchell, L., Macleod, U., & Walabyeki, J. (2021). The PEOPLE-HULL Study: improving help-seeking for lung symptoms in Hull. Trial registration. [Dataset]. https://doi.org/10.1186/ISRCTN28517662

Journal Article

A qualitative exploration of women's perspectives and acceptability of including new cancer awareness information in all‐clear breast or cervical screening results

Bamidele, O. O., Green, T., Tookey, S., Walabyeki, J., & Macleod, U. (2022). A qualitative exploration of women's perspectives and acceptability of including new cancer awareness information in all‐clear breast or cervical screening results. European Journal of Cancer Care, https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13574

An integrated understanding of the complex drivers of emergency presentations and admissions in cancer patients: qualitative modelling of secondary-care health professionals' experiences and views

Chen, H., Walabyeki, J., Johnson, M., Boland, E., Seymour, J., & Macleod, U. (2019). An integrated understanding of the complex drivers of emergency presentations and admissions in cancer patients: qualitative modelling of secondary-care health professionals’ experiences and views. PLoS ONE, 14(5), Article e0216430. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0216430

Experience of, awareness of and help-seeking for potential cancer symptoms in smokers and non-smokers: a cross-sectional study

Walabyeki, J., Adamson, J., Buckley, H. L., Sinclair, H., Atkin, K., Graham, H., …Macleod, U. (2017). Experience of, awareness of and help-seeking for potential cancer symptoms in smokers and non-smokers: a cross-sectional study. PLoS ONE, 12(8), e0183647. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0183647

Working Paper

A systematic review examining reducing unplanned hospital admissions in adults with cancer

Walabyeki, J., Macleod, U., Johnson, M., Dyson, J., Oliver, S., Allgar, V., …Hammond, T. A systematic review examining reducing unplanned hospital admissions in adults with cancer

Research interests

Currently ongoing

PEOPLE-Hull study: Primary care and community Engagement to Optimise time to Presentation with Lung cancEr symptoms in HULL, funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research.

WORKPLACE study: Development of a lung health intervention in the WORKPLACE-TRANSFORM programme, a Fellowship funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research.

PRIORITY study: ExPeRIences Of canceR diagnostIc paThwaYs and care during the COVID-19 pandemic (TRANSFORM programme), funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research.

PhD Cluster: Exercise for Improving Cancer Treatment Efficacy (EspriT)-qualitative study, University of Hull (co-investigator)

Reducing unplanned hospital admissions-Systematic Review (RUHAS-SR)-A systematic review examining reduced unplanned hospital admissions in adults with cancer; funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research.

Other studies

Symptoms Awareness Study (SASS): Understanding cancer symptoms and healthcare interactions, funded by Cancer Research UK (researcher).

Joint lead with Professor Una Macleod and researcher on SASS Phase 2: Age related aspects of help-seeking behaviour: a qualitative study exploring older people’s fatalistic attitudes towards ill health and dying, funded by Cancer Research UK.

Reducing unplanned hospital admissions-Practitioner study (RUHAS-PS)-A qualitative study exploring the health professionals’ perspectives of unplanned hospital admissions in adults with active cancer in Yorkshire and the Humber; funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research.

Lead investigator

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

TRANSFORM: WORKPLACE: Development of a lung health intervention in the WORKPLACE

Funder

YCR Yorkshire Cancer Research

Grant

£221,396.00

Started

1 October 2021

Status

Ongoing

Project

YCR Travel Award

Funder

YCR Yorkshire Cancer Research

Grant

£1,990.00

Started

21 May 2019

Status

Complete

Co-investigator

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

TRANSFORM: YCR Cancercare: Experiences of diagnostic pathways and cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic

Funder

YCR Yorkshire Cancer Research

Grant

£125,927.00

Started

1 April 2021

Status

Ongoing

Project

PEOPLE: Primary care and community Engagement to Optimise time to Presentation with Lung cancEr symptoms in HULL

Funder

YCR Yorkshire Cancer Research

Grant

£712,502.00

Started

1 June 2017

Status

Complete

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