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Evaluation of a live educational webinar on ‘Managing Chronic Pain’ (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Armoogum, J., Galligan, M., Cook, J., Mills, E., Munro, D., Wicke, K., & Wilson, T. (2023, November). Evaluation of a live educational webinar on ‘Managing Chronic Pain’. Poster presented at UKONS, Cardiff, Wales

1: Background Chronic cancer-related pain (CRP) is frequently reported, yet poorly understood. It is essential healthcare professionals have knowledge and skills to support those impacted with chronic and late effect CRP. However, literature shows t... Read More about Evaluation of a live educational webinar on ‘Managing Chronic Pain’.

Evaluation of the impacts of patient and public involvement on cancer nursing doctoral study exploring cancer survivors’ experiences of living with chronic post cancer treatment pain (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Armoogum, J., Hepburn, J., Prior, M., McCabe, C., Harcourt, D., Llewellyn, A., …Gibson, A. (2023, November). Evaluation of the impacts of patient and public involvement on cancer nursing doctoral study exploring cancer survivors’ experiences of living with chronic post cancer treatment pain. Poster presented at UKONS, Cardiff, Wales

Background. Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) can help shape research. It is important to capture the impacts that PPI have on cancer nursing doctoral research. Methods: Two Public Contributors, who were cancer survivors living with chronic post... Read More about Evaluation of the impacts of patient and public involvement on cancer nursing doctoral study exploring cancer survivors’ experiences of living with chronic post cancer treatment pain.

Chronic post cancer treatment pain – how can we increase unity across pathways? (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Armoogum, J., Llewellyn, A., Harcourt, D., Foster, C., & McCabe, C. (2023, November). Chronic post cancer treatment pain – how can we increase unity across pathways?. Poster presented at UKONS, Cardiff, Wales

Background: Chronic post cancer treatment pain is pain that persists or recurs for longer than three months and is caused by surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy . It can occur months or years after cancer treatment has finished. Limited knowl... Read More about Chronic post cancer treatment pain – how can we increase unity across pathways?.

Development of online cancer resources to support pre-registration nurses and allied health professionals to increase their knowledge and understanding of cancer care (2023)
Journal Article
Armoogum, J., Taylor, V., Cruickshank, S., Donaldson, J., Wyatt, D., Tanay, M., …Potter, L. (2023). Development of online cancer resources to support pre-registration nurses and allied health professionals to increase their knowledge and understanding of cancer care. British Journal of Nursing, 32(17),

Cancer rates are increasing, and more people are living with cancer and its consequences. Healthcare students will be caring for people affected by cancer in all clinical contexts. However, pre-registration programmes can include limited cancer edu... Read More about Development of online cancer resources to support pre-registration nurses and allied health professionals to increase their knowledge and understanding of cancer care.

Virtual reality reduces anxiety and pain in acute hospital palliative care: Service evaluation (2023)
Journal Article
Burridge, N., Sillence, A., Teape, L., Clark, B., Bruce, E., Armoogum, J., …Etkind, S. (in press). Virtual reality reduces anxiety and pain in acute hospital palliative care: Service evaluation. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, https://doi.org/10.1136/spcare-2023-004572

Objectives: Virtual reality (VR) might improve symptom management, but there is limited evidence regarding VR in palliative care. We evaluated the feasibility of VR and impact on anxiety and pain for patients in a hospital palliative care consultatio... Read More about Virtual reality reduces anxiety and pain in acute hospital palliative care: Service evaluation.

'I think it affects every aspect of my life, really': Cancer survivors' experience of living with chronic pain after curative cancer treatment in England, UK (2023)
Journal Article
Armoogum, J., Foster, C., Llewellyn, A., Harcourt, D., & McCabe, C. (2023). 'I think it affects every aspect of my life, really': Cancer survivors' experience of living with chronic pain after curative cancer treatment in England, UK. PLoS ONE, 18(9), Article e0290967. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0290967

Aim: To explore cancer survivors’ experiences of living with chronic pain after curative cancer treatment in England, UK. Methods: A qualitative study using telephone interviews with adult cancer survivors experiencing chronic pain after curative can... Read More about 'I think it affects every aspect of my life, really': Cancer survivors' experience of living with chronic pain after curative cancer treatment in England, UK.