Jo Armes BSc, MSc, PhD, PGCAP, RGN
Jo Armes has a professional background as an oncology nurse.
Dr Armes’ main responsibilities are to develop and undertake research studies relevant to the care and support of cancer patients.
She provides advice and support on the design and conduct of research studies via the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research Design Service for London. She is also a faculty member of the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.
Research and teaching interests
Dr Armes’ research interests are in the field of oncology care. Dr Armes is particularly interested in the supportive care needs are cancer survivors and the development and testing of interventions to meet unmet needs. She lead the MRes dissertation module and provide MSc, MRes and PhD supervision.
Dr Armes’ publications and conference presentations represent scholarly activity related to the supportive care of people with cancer. Dr Armes was awarded a Cancer-Research UK Doctoral Nursing Fellowship (2000-2003).
Dr Armes is peer reviewer for a number of oncology journals.
Armes J, Richardson A, Crowe M, Colbourne L, Morgan H, Oakley C, Palmer N, Ream E & Young A. Patients’ supportive care needs beyond the end of treatment: a prospective and longitudinal survey. Journal of Clinical Oncology 27(36): 6172-6179
Armes PJ, Chalder T, Addington-Hall J, Richardson A & Hotopf M (2007) A randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a brief behaviourally oriented intervention for cancer-related fatigue. Cancer 110(6): 1385-1395
Armes J, Krishnasamy M, Higginson I (Eds) (2004). Fatigue in Cancer. Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Armes PJ & Addington-Hall J (2003). Perspectives on symptom control in patients receiving community palliative care. Palliative Medicine 17: 608-615.
Dr Jo Armes
Research Fellow, Specialist Care
Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery
King's College London
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London SE1 8WA
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