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The role of theatre in end of life care education; a qualitative exploration. (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Rogers, K., & Armoogum, J. (2020, February). The role of theatre in end of life care education; a qualitative exploration. Poster presented at British Psychosocial Oncology Society Conference, Edinburgh, UK

Background End of life care is an important aspect of psychosocial oncology. To provide end of life care which meets people’s psychosocial needs healthcare professionals require both intellectual skills and highly attuned emotional intelligence. Str... Read More about The role of theatre in end of life care education; a qualitative exploration..

The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis (2019)
Journal Article
Armoogum, J., Harcourt, D., Foster, C., Llewellyn, A., & McCabe, C. S. (2020). The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis. European Journal of Cancer Care, 29(1), https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13192

Objective This qualitative evidence synthesis aimed to identify, review and synthesise qualitative research describing the experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors. Methods A systematic literature search was conducted between Dec... Read More about The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis.

Start the conversation - educational innovations and initiatives to promote conversations about end of life care in psychosocial oncology (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Rogers, K., & Armoogum, J. (2019, February). Start the conversation - educational innovations and initiatives to promote conversations about end of life care in psychosocial oncology. Presented at British Psychosocial Oncology Society (BPOS) Conference

Conversations about death and dying can be challenging1, 2. UWE Bristol have developed educational initiatives to promote talking about end of life care in psychosocial oncology amongst staff, students and the public. These include conference days... Read More about Start the conversation - educational innovations and initiatives to promote conversations about end of life care in psychosocial oncology.

The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Armoogum, J., McCabe, C., Harcourt, D., Foster, C., & Llewellyn, A. (2019, February). The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis. Poster presented at British Psychosocial Oncology Society (BPOS) Conference

Background Nearly 40% of cancer survivors have persistent pain, however, little is known about their experiences1. This is increasingly recognised in psychosocial oncology and persistent pain is a National Cancer Research Institute top 10 research... Read More about The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis.

The experience of chronic pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Armoogum, J., McCabe, C., Harcourt, D., Foster, C., & Llewellyn, A. (2018, November). The experience of chronic pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis. Poster presented at UK Oncology Nursing Society (UKONS) Conference

Introduction There have been significant improvements in cancer survival in recent decades but not everyone is living well. Nearly 40% of cancer survivors have chronic pain, however, little is known about their experiences (1). Those with chronic... Read More about The experience of chronic pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis.

Evaluation and its importance for nursing practice (2017)
Journal Article
Moule, P., Armoogum, J., Douglass, E., & Taylor, J. (2017). Evaluation and its importance for nursing practice. Nursing Standard, 31(35), 55-63. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.2017.e10782

This article discusses the importance of evaluation of service delivery in nursing practice which is becoming increasingly used and led by nurses who are well placed to evaluate service and practice delivery. We start by defining evaluation of servic... Read More about Evaluation and its importance for nursing practice.

Practical guidance on undertaking a service evaluation (2016)
Journal Article
Moule, P., Armoogum, J., Dodd, E., Donskoy, A. L., Douglass, E., Taylor, J., & Turton, P. (2016). Practical guidance on undertaking a service evaluation. Nursing Standard, 30(45), 46-51. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.2016.e10277

This article describes the basic principles of evaluation, focusing on the evaluation of healthcare services. It emphasises the importance of evaluation in the current healthcare environment and the requirement for nurses to understand the essential... Read More about Practical guidance on undertaking a service evaluation.

Virtual patients: Development in cancer nursing education (2015)
Journal Article
Moule, P., Pollard, K., Armoogum, J., & Messer, S. (2015). Virtual patients: Development in cancer nursing education. Nurse Education Today, 35(7), 875-880. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2015.02.009

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. Background: The number of men diagnosed with prostate cancer is increasing and internationally there are high incidence rates. It is important that nurses and healthcare professionals are enabled to provide appropriate care to th... Read More about Virtual patients: Development in cancer nursing education.

A survey of the supportive care needs of informal caregivers of adult bone marrow transplant patients (2013)
Journal Article
Armes, J., Armoogum, J., Armoogum, J., Ames, J., & Richardson, A. (2013). A survey of the supportive care needs of informal caregivers of adult bone marrow transplant patients. Supportive Care in Cancer, 21(4), 977-986. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-012-1615-4

Purpose: This study aims to describe the supportive care needs of informal caregivers (ICG) of adult bone marrow transplant (BMT) patients. In addition, we explored relationships between levels of unmet need, psychological morbidity and patient and I... Read More about A survey of the supportive care needs of informal caregivers of adult bone marrow transplant patients.

Directly selected cytomegalovirus-reactive donor T cells confer rapid and safe systemic reconstitution of virus-specific immunity following stem cell transplantation (2011)
Journal Article
Lowdell, M. W., Peggs, K. S., Peggs, K. S., Thomson, K., Samuel, E., Dyer, G., …Lowdell, M. (2011). Directly selected cytomegalovirus-reactive donor T cells confer rapid and safe systemic reconstitution of virus-specific immunity following stem cell transplantation. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 52(1), 49-57. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciq042

Background: Adoptive transfer of virus-specific T cells may accelerate reconstitution of antigen-specific immunity and limit the morbidity and mortality of viral infections following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. The logistics o... Read More about Directly selected cytomegalovirus-reactive donor T cells confer rapid and safe systemic reconstitution of virus-specific immunity following stem cell transplantation.


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