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Susanne de Wolf-Linder

Susanne de Wolf-Linder

Susanne de Wolf-Linder

ZHAW School of Health Sciences
Institute of Nursing
Katharina-Sulzer-Platz 9
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 43 78

Work at ZHAW

Position at the ZHAW

Research Associate

Education and Continuing education

Expertise and research interests

Palliative Care Research
Clinical Expertise in Palliative Care

Educational background

Undergraduate studies in nursing, Schule für Gesundheits- und
Krankenpflege am Spital Limmathal, Thedosianum, Urdorferstrasse 98, CH-8952 Schlieren

Higher special nursing studies (HöFa1), Berufsschule für
Gesundheits- und Krankenpflege, Loestrasse 117, CH-7000 Chur

Diploma of Higher Education in Cancer Nursing Academic Level V,
Royal Marsden School of Cancer Nursing and Rehabilitation,
Fulham Road, London, SW3 6JJ

Mentorship in Practice BScN-Module, St. Georges and Kingston
University, London

Bachelor in Nursing Science (BScN) Degree, WE`G Hochschule
für Gesundheit, Mühlemattstrasse 42, Postfach, CH-5100 Aarau

MSc in Palliative Care at King’s College London, Department of
Palliative Care, Policy & Rehabilitation, Cicely Saunders Institute, Bessemer
Road, Denmark Hill, SE5 9PJ

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Häne H, Oberholzer R, Walker J, Hopkinson JB, de Wolf-Linder S, Strasser F.(2013) “Psychosocial Consequences of Cancer Cachexia: The Development of an Item Bank”. J Pain Symptom Manage. pii: S0885-3924(13)00147-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.01.008. [Epub ahead of print]

Thomas R Osborne, Christina Ramsenthaler, Susanne de Wolf-Linder, Stephen A Schey, Richard J Siegert, Polly M Edmonds, Irene J Higginson (2014) Understanding what matter most to people with multiple myeloma: a qualitative study of views on quality of life. BMC Cancer 14:496.

Matthew Maddocks, Matthew Jones, Thomas Snell, Bronwen Connolly, Susanne de Wolf-Linder, John Moxham, Gerrard F Rafferty (2014) “Ankle dorsiflexor muscle size, compositionand force with ageing and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease” Exp. Physiol. Aug 2014
99(8) 1078-88.

D Blum, D Koeberle, A Omlin, J Walker, R Von Moos, W Mingrone, S Dewolf-Linder, S Hayoz, S Kaasa, F Strasser, K Ribi (2014)“Feasibility and acceptance of electronic monitoring of symptoms and syndromes using a handheld computer in patients with advanced cancer in daily oncology practice” Supp. Care of Cancer (2014) Sep: 22(9) 2425-34.

Daveson BA., de Wolf-Linder S., Witt J., Newson K., Morris C., Higginson IJ., Evans CJ; BuildCARE: Results of a transparent expert consultation on patient and public involvement in palliative care research. Palliat Med. 2015 Apr 30 pii: 0269216315584875. [Epub ahead of print].

Selman, LE., Daveson, BA., Smith, M., Jonston, B., Rzan, K., Morrison, RS, Pannell, C., McQuillan, R., de Wolf-Linder, S., Pantilat, SZ., Klass, L., Meier, D., Normand, C., Higginson, IJ.(2015) How empowering is hospital care for older people with advanced disease? Barriers and facilitators from a cross-national ethnography in England, Ireland and the USA. Age and Ageing, 2016 Nov 3, DOI: [ahead of print]