Ms. Sheila Douglas

Lecturer in Nursing


Fife Campus

Phone Number:

+(44) 01382 386606

Email Address:


Academic Qualifications




B.Sc.(Social Science-Nursing)

University of Edinburgh


Master Of Nursing With A Specialism In   Cancer

University of Glasgow


Post Graduate Certificate In Teaching And   Learning In Higher Education

Napier University


Professional Qualifications




Registered General Nurse

University of Edinburgh


District Nurse

University of Edinburgh


Oncological Nursing For Registered Nurses   (ENB 237)

Royal Marsden Hospital




  • Supportive care for cancer: Radiotherapy skin reactions; nausea and vomiting; Surviving cancer


  • Researching Anticipatory Chemotherapy-induced Emesis (RACE) Study- collaborative pilot survey with specialist day haematology nurses within Fife
  • Smoking Cessation Project for Pre-registration students in the School of Nursing and Midwifery- collaborative series of studies with Fife academic staff and NHS CHP Smoking Cessation service staff


  • Cancer care
  • Palliative care
  • Clinical Governance Research


WELLS, M. and MACBRIDE, S.K., ( 2006). Rehabilitation, Survivorship, and Quality Of Life. Chapter In: N. Kearney and A. Richardson, Nursing Patients With Cancer. Churchill Livingston, Edinburgh.

MACBRIDE, S. and TOMS, E. Chemotherapy. In: T. Lancaster and K. Nattress, Gynaecological Cancer Care : A guide to practice. Melbourne Ausmed Books. (2005).

NHS QIS (2004) Best Practice Statement: Skincare of patients receiving radiotherapy.

WELLS, M. and MACBRIDE, S.K., (2003) Radiation Skin Reactions Chapter 8.  In: S. FAITHFULL and M. WELLS, eds. Supportive Care In Radiotherapy. Elsevier Science, Edinburgh. (2003).

Refereed journal papers

MACMILLAN, M.S., WELLS, M., MACBRIDE, S., RAAB, G.M., MUNRO, A.J. and MACDOUGALL, R.H. Management of radiation skin reactions following radiotherapy International Journal of radiation Biology Oncology Physics.

WELLS, M., MACMILLAN, M., RAAB, G., MACBRIDE, S., BELL, N., MCKINNON, K., MACDOUGALL, H., SAMUEL, L. and MUNRO, A., (2004). Does aqueous or sucralfate cream affect the severity of erythematous skin reactions? Radiotherapy and Oncology,  73, pp. 153-162.


WILKIE M MACBRIDE SK MCDONALD M et al (2011) RCN Education Forum Annual Conference, Symposium: Introducing a Novel Practice Placement Approach

MACBRIDE, S., LEE, J., VENTERS, A. and MCARTHUR, G. Poster Presentation.

BROWN, A., MACBRIDE, S., HARRIS, J., PAUL, F., HAINEY, S. and BUTCHART, M., (Sep 2009). An Early Evaluation of Learning Teams and Their Role in Academic, Pastoral & Peer Support of Student Nurses. NET 2009 Conference, University of Cambridge (poster presentation).

HARRIS J., PAUL F., HAINEY S., MACBRIDE S., BROWN A., BUTCHART M., (Mar 2009).  Evaluating the impact of a new approach to academic and pastoral support for nursing students at the University of Dundee (Poster Presentation). HEA 6th Annual Enhancement Themes Conference, Herriot -Watt University, Edinburgh.

HARRIS J., PAUL F., HAINEY S., MACBRIDE S., BROWN A., BUTCHART, M., (Nov 2008)  Evaluating the impact of a new approach to academic and pastoral support for nursing students at the University of Dundee (Poster Presentation). Supporting Nursing & Midwifery Student Recruitment and Retention Conference, Beardmore Hotel & Conference Centre, Clydebank.

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF NURSES IN CANCER CARE (2006) Mepilex Lite®: A promising new dressing for radiation skin reactions Poster Presentation

NURSE EDUCATION TODAY ( 2005)Developing e-learning materials for cytotoxic chemotherapy safe handling and administration: Establishing a patient focus.

EUROPEAN ONCOLOGY NURSING SOCIETY SPRING CONVENTION (2004) Radiation skin reactions: how best can we assess their impact on patients? MacBride, S.K., Wells, E.M., Raab, G. Poster Presentation.

MACBRIDE, S.K., (2003). ‘The Dermatology Life Quality Index: A Screening Tool For Radiation Skin Reactions In Two Scottish Cancer Centres?’ American Oncology Nursing Society Annual Congress.