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Parenting a child with a cleft: The father's perspective (2015)
Journal Article
Stock, N. M., & Rumsey, N. (2015). Parenting a child with a cleft: The father's perspective. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 52(1), 31-43. https://doi.org/10.1597/13-035

Objective: To explore the impact of having a child born with CL/P from the father’s perspective. Design: Individual qualitative telephone interviews. Participants: Fifteen fathers of children born with CL/P were recruited throughout the UK via... Read More about Parenting a child with a cleft: The father's perspective.

Cleft Care UK study. Part 5: Child psychosocial outcomes and satisfaction with cleft services (2015)
Journal Article
Waylen, A., Ness, A. R., Wills, A. K., Persson, M., Rumsey, N., & Sandy, J. R. (2015). Cleft Care UK study. Part 5: Child psychosocial outcomes and satisfaction with cleft services. Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research, 18(S2), 47-55. https://doi.org/10.1111/ocr.12113

© 2015 John Wiley & Sons A/S. Objectives: To describe the impact of cleft service centralization on parental perceptions of child outcomes and satisfaction with care from the Cleft Care UK (CCUK) study and compare them to the Clinical Standards Adv... Read More about Cleft Care UK study. Part 5: Child psychosocial outcomes and satisfaction with cleft services.

The routine psychological screening of cosmetic surgery patients (2014)
Journal Article
Paraskeva, N., Clarke, A., & Rumsey, N. (2014). The routine psychological screening of cosmetic surgery patients

In order to improve outcomes, the process of patient selection within the cosmetic industry has received considerable attention from surgeons, psychologists and policy makers. Indeed, as increasing numbers of people are seeking cosmetic procedures it... Read More about The routine psychological screening of cosmetic surgery patients.

Why appearance matters (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Rumsey, N. (2014, November). Why appearance matters. Paper presented at Face Value Erasmus+ Meeting

A systematic review of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) used in child and adolescent burn research (2014)
Journal Article
Harcourt, D., Pleat, J., Rumsey, N., White, P., Armstrong-James, L., Griffiths, C., …Harcourt, D. (2015). A systematic review of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) used in child and adolescent burn research. Burns, 41(2), 212-224. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.burns.2014.07.018

Crown Copyright © 2014 Published by Elsevier Ltd and ISBI. All rights reserved. Introduction: Patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) can identify important information about patient needs and therapeutic progress. The aim of this review was to ide... Read More about A systematic review of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) used in child and adolescent burn research.

Progress through collaboration (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Rumsey, N. (2014, October). Progress through collaboration. Paper presented at Victorian Society of Health Psychologists

The psychology of facial disfigurement: Implications for whole face transplantation (2014)
Journal Article
Rumsey, N. (2014). The psychology of facial disfigurement: Implications for whole face transplantation. Current Otorhinolaryngology Reports, 2(3), 210-216. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40136-014-0058-5

A decade has passed since the publication of the first report from the Royal College of Surgeons in England Working Party on Face Transplantation. Based on evidence available at the time, this report concluded that it was unwise to proceed with whole... Read More about The psychology of facial disfigurement: Implications for whole face transplantation.

Using innovative methods in appearance research (2014)
Book Chapter
Harcourt, D. (2014). Using innovative methods in appearance research. In N. Rumsey, & D. Harcourt (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of the Psychology of AppearanceOxford University Press

A photographic exploration of family burn camp (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Armstrong-James, L., Harcourt, D., Rumsey, N., Williamson, H., & Cadogan, J. (2014, July). A photographic exploration of family burn camp. Poster presented at Appearance Matters 6

Background: The psychosocial impact of a burn may include adjusting to changes in appearance as a result of the injury such as scarring, or in some cases, amputation. There are a number of interventions to help young people manage the challenges of... Read More about A photographic exploration of family burn camp.

Where might we go from here? (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Harcourt, D., & Rumsey, N. (2014, July). Where might we go from here?. Paper presented at Appearance Matters 6

Psychosocial predictors, assessment, and outcomes of cosmetic procedures: A systematic rapid evidence assessment (2014)
Journal Article
Brunton, G., Paraskeva, N., Caird, J., Bird, K. S., Kavanagh, J., Kwan, I., …Thomas, J. (2014). Psychosocial predictors, assessment, and outcomes of cosmetic procedures: A systematic rapid evidence assessment. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 38(5), 1030-1040. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00266-014-0369-4

Background: Recent breast implant complications led to a UK government policy review of the evidence concerning cosmetic interventions. We synthesised cosmetic intervention research evidence covering psychosocial factors associated with requesting pr... Read More about Psychosocial predictors, assessment, and outcomes of cosmetic procedures: A systematic rapid evidence assessment.