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Psycho-social-spiritual publications

Refereed papers

  • Egan, R., Llewellyn, R., Cox, B., MacLeod, R., McSherry, W., Austin, P. (2017). New Zealand nurses’ perceptions of spirituality and spiritual care: Qualitative findings from a national survey. Religions, 8(5), 79, 1-20. doi:10.3390/rel8050079
  • Blank, M.-L., Wood, S., & Egan, R. (2017). Layers of engagement: Staff perceptions of spiritual care in residential aged care. Journal of Religion, Spirituality & Aging, 1-21. doi:10.1080/15528030.2017.1301844
  • Llewellyn, R., Cunningham, W., Jaye, C., Young, J., Egan, R., & Radue, P. (2017). ‘Why worry about something you can’t control?’ Negotiated risk, longevity, and health behaviours. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, 21(3), 259-277. https://doi.org/10.1177/1363459317695869
  • Llewellyn, R., Jaye, C., Egan, R., Cunningham, W., Young, J., & Radue, P. (2017). Living into death: A case for an iterative, fortified, and cross-sector approach to advance care planning. Anthropology & Medicine, 1-16. doi:10.1080/13648470.2017.1285000
  • Egan, R., MacLeod, R., Jaye, C., McGee, R., Baxter, J., Herbison, P., & Wood, S. (2017). Spiritual beliefs, practices, and needs at the end of life: Results from a New Zealand national hospice study. Palliative and Supportive Care, 15(2), 223-230. doi:10.1017/S147895151600064X
  • Llewellyn, R., Jaye, C., Egan, R., Cunningham, W., Young, J., & Radue, P. (2017). Employing imaginative rationality: Using metaphor when discussing death. [Brief report]. Medical Humanities, 43(1), 71-72. doi:10.1136/medhum-2016-011014
  • Selman, L. E., Brighton, L. J., Sinclair, S., Karvinen, I., Egan, R., Speck, P., . . . Collaborative, t. I. (2017). Patients’ and caregivers’ needs, experiences, preferences, and research priorities in spiritual care: A focus group study across nine countries. Palliative Medicine, 0(0), 1-15. doi:10.1177/0269216317734954
  • Timmins, F., Egan, R., Flanagan, B., Muldowney, Y., OBoyle, C., Brady, V., . . . McSherry, W. (2017). Special Issue “International Conference of Spirituality in Healthcare. Nurturing the Spirit”—Trinity College Dublin 2016. Religions, 8(204), 1-7. doi:10.3390/rel8100204
  • Hill, E., Egan, R., Llewellyn, R., & McBride, D. (2016). New Zealand Defence Forces and spirituality: What does it mean? What are their spiritual needs? How is spiritual health care practised? Health and Social Care Chaplaincy, 4(1), 71-90. doi:10.1558/hscc.v4i1.28488
  • Llewellyn, R., Jaye, C., Egan, R., Cunningham, W., Young, J., & Radue, P. (2016). Cracking open death: Death conversations in primary care. Journal of Primary Health Care, 8(4), 303-311. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/HC15058
  • Kane, P., Jasperse, M., Egan, R., McBain, L., McKinlay, E., Pullon, S., & Herst, P. (2016). Continuity of cancer patient care in New Zealand: The general practitioner perspective. The New Zealand medical journal, 129(1440), 55-63. Can be retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal/read-the-journal/all-issues/2010-2019/2016/vol-129-no-1440
  • Austin, P. D., Macleod, R., Siddall, P. J., McSherry, W., & Egan, R. (2016). The ability of hospital staff to recognise and meet patients’ spiritual needs: A pilot study. Journal for the Study of Spirituality, 6(1), 20-37. doi:10.1080/20440243.2016.1158453
  • Egan, R., Llewellyn, R., Wood, S., Doherty, J., Albert, T., Walsh, C., et al. (2015). The Cancer Stories Project: Narratives of encounters with cancer in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Psycho-Oncology, doi: 10.1002/pon.3914
  • Egan, R., Wood, S., MacLeod, R., & Walker, R. (2015). Spirituality in renal supportive care: A thematic review. Healthcare, 3(4), 1174. doi:10.3390/healthcare3041174
  • Perkins, C., Egan, R., Llewellyn, R., & Peterken, B. (2015). Still living, loving, and laughing: Spiritual life in the Dementia Unit. Journal of Religion, Spirituality & Aging, 27(4), 270-287. doi: 10.1080/15528030.2015.1037532
  • Lovell, S. A., Egan, R., Robertson, L., & Hicks, K. (2015). Health promotion funding, workforce recruitment, and turnover in New Zealand. Journal of Primary Health Care, 7(2), 153-157. Retrieved from: https://www.rnzcgp.org.nz/assets/documents/Publications/JPHC/June-2015/JPHCOSPLovellJune2015.pdf
  • Angelo, J., & Egan, R. (2014). Family caregivers voice their needs: A Photovoice study. Palliative & Supportive Care, FirstView, 1-12. doi: 10.1017/S1478951514000522
  • Egan, R., MacLeod, R., Tiatia, R., Wood, S., Mountier, J., & Walker, R. (2014). Spiritual care and kidney disease in NZ: A qualitative study with New Zealand renal specialists. Nephrology, 19(11), 708-713. doi: 10.1111/nep.12323
  • Egan, R., MacLeod, R., Jaye, C., McGee, R., Baxter, J., & Herbison, P. (2014). The spiritual environment in New Zealand hospice care: Identifying organisational commitment to spiritual care. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2013-000632
  • Fieldwick, D., Paterson, H., Stephen, M., Cameron, A., Egan, R., McFadden, S., Pienaar, J., Sinclair, C., Struthers, T., Taplin, K., Watson, C. (2014). Management of excess weight in pregnancy in Otago, New Zealand: A qualitative study with lead maternity carers. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1392). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal/read-the-journal/all-issues/2010-2019/2014/vol-126-no-1392/article-fieldwick
  • Angelo, J. K., Egan, R., & Reid, K. (2013). Essential knowledge for family caregivers: A qualitative study. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 19(8), 383-388.
  • Egan, R., McKechnie, R., Jopson, J., Herbison, P., & Richards, R. (2013). Perspectives on psychosocial and spiritual cancer support services in New Zealand. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/07347332.2013.835017
  • Robertson, L., Richards, R., Egan, R., & Szymlek-Gay, E.A. (2013). Promotion and support of physical activity among cancer survivors: A service provider perspective. Psycho-Oncology, 22(2), 441-446. doi: 10.1002/pon.3032
  • Lambie, D., Egan, R., Walker, S., & MacLeod, R. (2013). How spirituality is understood and taught in New Zealand medical schools. Palliative & Supportive Care, FirstView, 1-6. doi:10.1017/S147895151300062X
  • Egan, R., MacLeod, R., Jaye, C., McGee, R., Baxter, J., & Herbison, P. (2011). What is spirituality? Evidence from New Zealand hospice study. Mortality, 16(4), 307-324.
  • Trevena, J., Reeder, A.I. (2007). Perceptions of New Zealand adults about reducing their risk of cancer. New Zealand Medical Journal, 120(1258).
  • Reeder, A.I., & Trevea, J. (2003). Adults' perceptions of the causes and primary prevention of common fatal cancers in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 116(1182), 1-10.
  • McGee, R.O. (1999). Does stress cause cancer? There's no good evidence of a relation between stressful events and cancer. British Medical Journal, 319, 1015-1016.
  • McGee, R.O., Williams, S.M., Elwood, J.M. (1996). Are life events related to the onset of breast cancer? Psychological Medicine, 26, 441-447.
  • McGee, R.O., Williams, S.M., Elwood, J.M. (1994). Depression and the development of cancer: A meta-analysis. Social Science and Medicine, 38(1), 187-192.

Book

  • Signal, L., Egan, R., & Cook, L. (Eds.). (2009). Reviews of health promotion practice in Aotearoa New Zealand 2007–2008. Auckland, Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand and Health Promotion and Policy Research Unit, University of Otago.

Book chapters

  • Egan, R. (2015). Spirituality and cancer: "Not a saccharine additive". In T. Meadowcroft & C. Blyth (Eds.), Spirituality and cancer: Christian encounters. Auckland, New Zealand: Accent.
  • Egan, R., Hicks, K., & Dalziel, M. (2015). Healthy homes through Whanau Ora New Zealand [Case study]. In J. Green, K. Tones, R. Cross & J. Woodall (Eds.), Health promotion: Planning & strategies. (3rd ed.) SAGE.
  • Lovell, S., Tunks, M., & Egan, R. (2015). The health promotion workforce: Challenges and opportunities. In L. Signal & M. Ratima (Eds.), Promoting health in Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 264-284). Dunedin, New Zealand: Otago University Press.
  • Egan, R. (2012). Spirituality. In R. MacLeod, J. Vella-Brincat, & S. Macleod (Eds.). The palliative care handbook: Guidelines for clinical management and symptom control. (6th ed.). Australia: Genesis Oncology Trust and Louisa and Patrick Emmett Murphy Foundation.
  • Egan, R. (2003). Spirituality in New Zealand Education. In B. Ross, & L. Burrows (Eds.). It takes two feet: Teaching physical education and health in Aotearoa New Zealand. Palmerston North, New Zeland: Dunmore Press.
  • McGee, R., & Elwood, M. (1994). Cancer. In J. Spicer, A. Trlin, & J.A. Walton (Eds.). Social dimensions of health and disease: New Zealand perspectives. Palmerston North, New Zealand: Dunmore Press.

Book review

  • Reeder, A.I. (2004). Evidence-based cancer care and prevention: Behavioural interventions. Psycho-oncology 13: 495-496.

Invited editorials

  • Egan, R. (2008). Spirituality in health promoting schools, Health Promoting Schools Magazine. April
  • Egan, R. (2007). Spirituality and mental health, MindNet, 10. ISSN 1178-2587

Reports

  • Egan, R., Doherty, J., Albert, T., Llewellyn, R., Walsh, C., Kerslake, P., et al. (2014, January). Cancer Stories Project. Report to the Cancer Society of New Zealand. Cancer Society Social and Behavioural Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin.
  • Egan R, Llewellyn R, Wood, S. (2014). 0800 Phone Service Model Review: Report on Division Focus Groups. Report to the Cancer Society of New Zealand. Cancer Society Social and Behavioural Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin.
  • Simpson, J., & Egan, R. (2014). Evaluation of “My Health Matters”. Report to the Cancer Society of New Zealand. Cancer Society Social and Behavioural Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin.
  • Noble-Adams, R., Egan, R., Blank, M-L. (2013, February). Evaluation of the Cancer Connect New Zealand Service 2012. Report to the Canterbury/West Coast Division of the Cancer Society of New Zealand.
  • Egan, R., Blank, M-L. (2012, January). Hospice New Zealand Spirituality Development Project literature review. Report for Hospice New Zealand.
  • Egan, R., McKechnie, R., Jopson, J., Herbison, P. & Richards, R. (2010, October). Factors Influencing Referrals to Cancer Support Services in New Zealand.
  • Egan, R., Amun, Q. (2009, March). Identifying Priorities for Psycho-social-spiritual Cancer Research in New Zealand: Perspectives from the Cancer Society of New Zealand Support Services. Scoping Paper.
  • McGee, R. (1995, August). Comment on "Cannabis: the PHC's advice to the Minister." A report to the Cancer Society of New Zealand, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine. (This report formed the basis of the Society's submission on Cannabis and Health to the Minister of Health).

Published proceedings

  • Egan, R., Albert, T., Olsen, T., Pihema, C., Kerslake, P., Doherty, J., … Walsh, C. (2015). Cancer stories of New Zealand / He kahui korero taumahatanga o te mate pukupuku: Key findings. Proceedings of the 12th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control (BRCC) Conference: 'Bridging the Gap' between research evidence, and practice and policy. (pp. 71). Retrieved from http://www.cancercouncil.com.au/BRCC2015/
  • Hill, E., Egan, R., & McBride, D. (2015). Spirituality in the New Zealand Defence Force: Padres tell their story. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Military and Veteran Health Research Forum. (pp. 86). Retrieved from https://cimvhr.ca/documents/CIMVHR-Forum-Abstracts-2015.pdf
  • Jaye, C., Llewellyn, R., Cunningham, W., Young, J., Egan, R., & Radue, P. (2015). "Living on borrowed time": Anticipated longevity. In J. Young (Ed.), Proceedings of the Annual General Practice and Primary Care Research Weekend. (pp. 11). Dunedin, New Zealand: Department of General Practice and Rural Health, University of Otago.
  • Llewellyn, R., Egan, R., Berghan, G., & Eyre, R. (2015). Ethical principles for public health: What are they, what do they mean and how do we use them? Proceedings of the Public Health Association Conference. (pp. 27). Retrieved from https://www.ivvy.com/event/PHA15/
  • MacLeod, R., Egan, R., Walker, R., & Wood, S. (2014). Spiritual care and kidney disease in NZ: A qualitative study with New Zealand renal specialists. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 4(Suppl. 1), (pp. A28). doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2014-000654.76
  • Morgan, A., Egan, R., Crombie, R., & Schumacher, M. (2014). Health promoting hospice initiative: Foundations of Spiritual Care professional development programme. Proceedings of the New Zealand Population Health Congress: Connecting Communities, Policy and Science. (pp. 93). Retrieved from http://www.pophealthcongress.org.nz/nzphc14/programme/programme
  • Kane, J., Jasperse, M., Egan, R., Pullon, S., McBain, L., & McKinlay, E. (2013). The role of general practitioners in supportive care of cancer patients after completion of specialist oncology care. Radiotherapy & Oncology, 106(Suppl. 2), (pp. S417).
  • Kane, P., Jasperse, M., Egan, R., Pullon, S., McBain, L., & McKinlay, E. (2013). An investigation of best ways for New Zealand (NZ) GPs to support and inform those affected by cancer under their care. Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology (NZIMRT) Conference. Retrieved from http://www.nzimrt.co.nz/
  • Lambie, D., Egan, R., Walker, S., & MacLeod, R. (2013). Teaching about spirituality in New Zealand medical schools. Proceedings of the International Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference. (pp. 279). Retrieved from http://www.amee.org/conferences

Conference presentations

  • Egan, R. (2015. Spirituality: An inevitable part of healthcare. Verbal presentation at the Medical Educational Conference of Aotearoa (MECA): Expand Your Horizons, Dunedin, New Zealand, July.
  • Egan, R. (2015). Psycho-social-spiritual dimensions of care. Verbal presentation at the Otago Spotlight Series: Cancer Research, Wellington, New Zealand, October.
  • Egan, R. (2015). Spirituality in healthcare: Evidence from New Zealand studies. Invited speaker at the International Scientific Acupuncture and Meridian Symposium (iSAMS): Integrated Medicine: Integrating Science Practice & Research, Dunedin, New Zealand, October.
  • Egan, R. (2015). Spirituality in later life: Policy and place. Verbal presentation at the Selwyn Centre for Ageing and Spirituality Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, September.
  • Egan, R. (2014). Cancer stories project: Community participatory research process. Verbal presentation at the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine In-House Convention, Dunedin, New Zealand, February.
  • Egan, R. (2014). Exploring the spiritual terrain of the cancer experience: Stories and statistics. Public lecture at the Symposium on Theology, Spirituality and Cancer, Auckland, New Zealand, 20-21 February.
  • Egan, R., & Walker, S. (2014). Spirituality and euthanasia. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Association of Gerontology Conference: The Age of Ageing, Dunedin, New Zealand, September.
  • Egan, R. (2013). Cancer stories: Participatory research process. Verbal presentation at the Psychosocial Oncology New Zealand Conference: Fitting Together the Pieces of the Puzzle, Auckland, New Zealand, 29-30 November.
  • Egan, R. (2013). Spirituality in hospice, renal care, and medical education. Verbal presentation at the Spirituality in Healthcare Evening Symposium, Dunedin, New Zealand, 3 October.
  • Egan, R. (2013). Spirituality matters: Perspectives from New Zealand research. Verbal presentation at the 14th Annual HammondCare Palliative Care Seminar: Sacred Encounters: Embracing Spirituality in Palliative Care, Terry Hills, Australia, 11 October.
  • Egan, R. (2013). Spirituality and ageing: A discussion from a principle-based, evidence-informed and zeitgeist-based approach. Verbal presentation at the Ageing and Spirituality One-Day Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 6 September.
  • Egan, R., Albert, T., Olsen, T., Pihema, C., Kerslake, P., Doherty, J., Kramer, J., Frost, A., Retimanu-Pule, M., Walsh, C., McGrath, P., Atkinson, C. (2013). Aotearoa / New Zealand narratives of encounters with cancer. Participatory research: process and early findings. 11th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control Conference, Adelaide, Australia. 9 May.
  • Jasperse, M., Egan, R., Pullon, S., McBain, L., McKinley, E., Kane, P. (2013). The role of GPs in supportive cancer care. 2nd ESTRO Forum, Geneva, Switzerland, 19-23 April (poster).
  • Egan, R., Walker, R., MacLeod, R., Tiatia, R., Mountier, J. (2013). Spiritual care: What do NZ renal specialists think? New Zealand Nephrology Conference 2013, Auckland, NZ, 8 March.
  • Egan, R. (2012). Spirituality and mental health. Theology and Mental Health Symposium, Dunedin, NZ. 4 July.
  • Egan, R., MacLeod, R., Jaye, C., McGee, R., Baxter, J., Herbison, P. (2012). "Mysterious Business": the paranormal is normal? Evidence from a New Zealand hospice study. Death Down Under Conference, Dunedin, NZ. 26 June.
  • Egan, R., MacLeod, R., Jaye, C., McGee, R., Baxter, J., Herbison, P. (2012). Spiritual definitions from New Zealand: a map of the terrain. European Conference on Religion, Spirituality and Health 2012, Bern, Switzerland. 18 May.
  • Egan, R., MacLeod, R., Jaye, C., McGee, R., Baxter, J., Herbison, P. (2012). Spirituality in New Zealand end-of-life care: Findings from a national study. British Association of Spirituality Conference, Northampton, UK, 16 May.
  • Egan, R. (2012). Spirituality is the essence of wellbeing. Weaving spirituality into services for older people. NZ Council of Christian Social Services, Services for Older People Conference, Wellington, NZ: 29-30 March 2012.
  • Egan, R. (2011). Spirituality in Aotearoa New Zealand: research and relevance. Talanoa Oceania 2011 Conference, Auckland, NZ: 28-30 November 2011. (Keynote speaker.)
  • Egan, R. (2011). Liquefaction holding back supportive care infrastructure: Psychosocial spiritual assessment and referral processes. 10th National Psycho-Social Oncology Conference 2011, Hamilton, NZ: 18-19 November 2011.
  • Egan, R., McKechnie, R., Jopson, J., Herbison, P., Richards, R. (2011). Perspectives on psychosocialspiritual assessment, referral processes and cancer support services in New Zealand. Benchtop to Bedside New Zealand Society for Oncology Conference, Auckland , NZ: 11-13 May. (poster).
  • Egan, R., Bichan, H. (2010). Spirituality is a Public Issue. Public Health Association Conference 2010, Turangawaiwai, NZ. 22-24 September 2010.
  • Egan, R. (2009). Spirituality - What is it? Evidence form NZ Hospice Study. International Conference for Ageing and Spirituality 2009, Auckland, NZ: 30 August-2 September. Spirituality and Health Conference. Festival Theatre, Adelaide. 27-29 August.
  • Egan, R. (2009). Spirituality - Who Cares? (Keynote speaker.) Psychosocial Oncology New Zealand (PONZ) Conference, Dunedin, NZ: 26-28 November.
  • Egan, R., Amun, Q., Sutcliffe, S. (2009). Identifying priorities for psycho-social-spiritual cancer research in New Zealand: Perspectives from the Cancer Society of New Zealand Support Services. Psychosocial Oncology New Zealand (PONZ) Conference, Dunedin, NZ: 26-28 November.
  • Egan, R. (2008). Research into Spirituality and Health Care in the Pluralistic Society, Ministering in a Spiritually Pluralistic Society. New Zealand Healthcare Chaplains' Conference. Wellington, NZ: 1-3 September.
  • Egan, R. (2008). Spiritualities Research - Definitions and Themes. Ministering in a Spiritually Pluralistic Society. New Zealand Healthcare Chaplains' Conference. Wellington, NZ: 1-3 September.
  • Egan, R. (2008). Research into 'What is Spiritual Care'? Ministering in a Spiritually Pluralistic Society. New Zealand Healthcare Chaplains' Conference. Wellington, NZ: 1-3 September.
  • Egan, R. (2008). Research on 'Who is the Spiritual Carer'? Ministering in a Spiritually Pluralistic Society. New Zealand Healthcare Chaplains' Conference. Wellington, NZ: 1-3 September.
  • Egan, R. (2008). Research into Client/Patient Spiritual Needs. Ministering in a Spiritually Pluralistic Society. New Zealand Healthcare Chaplains' Conference. Wellington, NZ: 1-3 September.
  • Egan, R. (2008). Research relating to Spiritual Care Tool. Ministering in a Spiritually Pluralistic Society. New Zealand Healthcare Chaplains' Conference. Wellington, NZ: 1-3 September.
  • Egan, R. (2008). Advocating for Spiritual Care: a health promotion approach. Ministering in a Spiritually Pluralistic Society. New Zealand Healthcare Chaplains' Conference. Wellington, NZ: 1-3 September.
  • Egan, R. (2007). Conference poster: Spirituality in New Zealand Hospice Care: Early 'Chaplain' Interview Findings.
  • Egan, R. (2007). Spirituality: a dimension and determinant of health. Public Health Association Conference, Auckland. 5 July.
  • Egan, R. (2007). Spirituality in (Health) Education. New Zealand Health Teachers' Association Conference, Dunedin. 1 July.

Workshop presentations

  • Egan, R. (2014). Spirituality and well-being. Health Promoting Schools (via Cognition Education Limited). [Webinar], April.
  • Egan, R. (2014). Talking about spirituality. Supportive Care Forum Programme, Cancer Society NZ, Kingsgate Hotel, Wellington, New Zealand, April.
  • Richards, R. (2008). The Hitch Hikers Guide to Cancer Society SBRU. Presented at the CSNZ Health Promoters National Hui in New Plymouth, 22 October.
  • Egan, R. (2007). Spirituality in End-of-Life Care: a learning exchange. Psychosocial Oncology Group Presentation. Otago District Health Board. Dunedin Hospital. 31 October.
  • Egan, R. (2007). Spirituality in NZ End-of-life Cancer Care: Mid-PhD research discussion. Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Otago University. Research Student Seminar. 17 April.
  • Egan, R. (2007). Spirituality and Health. Sea of Faith Network NZ (Otago) Meeting. Māori Hill Church. 22 February.

Public seminars and lectures

  • Egan, R. (2015). Psycho-social-spiritual dimensions of care. Verbal presentation at the Otago Spotlight Series: Cancer Research, Wellington, 20 October.
  • Egan, R (2014). Can we live with the way we are dying? Charing a panel discussion at NZ Association of Gerontology Conference, St David Lecture Theatre, Dunedin, New Zealand, September.
  • Egan, R. (2007). Spirituality: a dimension and determinant of health. Otago Polytechnic. School of Nursing, 19 July.
  • Egan, R. (2007). Spirituality, Health, A Discussion. Seminar for PUBH 702: Society, Health and Public Policy. Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Otago University. 31 July.
  • Egan, R. (2007). Spirituality, Health, A Discussion. Seminar for Departments of Theology and Religious Studies. Otago University. 26 October.

Professional publications

  • Egan, R. (2014, November). Positivity can help with cancer experience? Link Newsletter, Cancer Society Otago and Southland Division, New Zealand.
  • Egan, R. (2010, Spring). Making Space for Spirituality. Can Talk, 7-8.
  • Egan, R. (2010, Summer). Health Promotion and Spirituality: making the implicit explicit. Keeping Up to Date, 1-4.
  • Egan, R. (2008). Death: A Reflection. Commentary. New Zealand Family Physician, 35(5), p. 338. Retrived from: http://www.rnzcgp.org.nz/assets/documents/Publications/Archive-NZFP/Oct-2008-NZFP-Vol-35-No-5/WardOctober08.pdf
  • St John, P., McGee, R. (1996). Putting breast cancer risks in perspective: Stress connections on shaky ground. Cancer Update, 2, 5.
  • McGee, R. (1994, March). Emotional health and the aetiology of cancer. Cancer Society of New Zealand, Professional Bulletin.

Media releases

  • Egan, R. (2011). University of Otago research shows spirituality important in healthcare. Otago University media release, 14 November.
  • Reeder, A.I., Ancell, S. (2003). New Zealanders unaware of cancer risk factors: Otago study. Otago University media release, 29 September.

Letters published in scientific journals

  • Richards, R., & Egan, R. (2016). Reflections: Spirituality and cancer researchers [Reflection]. Journal of Cancer Education, 1-3. doi:10.1007/s13187-016-1072-8
  • Egan, R. (2006). Recognising spiritual needs. Kai Tiaki: Nursing New Zealand, 12(1), 4.

Submissions

  • Reeder, A.I., McGee, R., Richards, R. (2000). Response of the Social and Behavioural Research in Cancer Group to the Cancer Research Review 2000. November.
  • Reeder, A.I., McGee, R., Richards, R. (1999). Cancer Research Review: Submission of the Social and Behavioural Research in Cancer Group. November.