Penny Brohn - Cancer Care

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Our research

What we do
We have an active programme of research and service evaluation to inform the delivery of our services and explore how people can live well with the impact of cancer. 

Our research and evaluation work is carried out by our Research and Evaluation team:

Dr. Sarah Jackson, PhD - Research and Evaluation Manager
Dr. Helen Seers, PhD - Research Fellow
Rachel Jolliffe, MSc - Research & Evaluation Officer

Jo Durrant, BSc - Information Officer
We are also supported by a number of invaluable volunteers who contribute to these projects 

Current research

Our current research focuses on delivering our key research objectives:

Evaluating our services - undertake evaluations of our services to develop best practice and inform future delivery

Evidence-informing our services - supporting evidence-informed practice by providing high quality information

Research studies - carry out research studies to explore how the Penny Brohn Whole Person Approach helps people live well with the impact of cancer

We have various projects currently underway and recently published a service evaluation of our Living Well with the Impact of Cancer courses, in collaboration with the University of Westminster. For full details of the report click here

We have also recently been involved with a post-graduate research project (MSc Public Health) entitled 'Controlling change: the lived experiences of cancer survivors who choose to make dietary and lifestyle changes' (September 2013).

Evidence-informing the Living Well course handbook

The Living Well course handbook is evidence informed. A copy of the references which accompany the Living Well course handbook can be found here.

How is our research funded? 

We do not currently fund research or have funds available to support collaborative research. We do not carry out medical research, clinical trials or research to find cures for cancer.

For more information about our research, please contact our Research and Evaluation team. 

Find out more

Previous research
Selected publications