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Amanda Howarth

Dr Amanda Howarth B.Med Sci, MSc (Pain), PhD

Senior Lecturer (Nursing)


I am Senior Lecturer with a clinical background in pain management. I am also Joint lead for Nursing and Midwifery admissions.

  • About

    I am a senior lecturer in the Department of Nursing, College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences at Sheffield Hallam University.

    My clinical experience is predominantly pain management, specialising in the management of chronic pain in people with Multiple Sclerosis.

    My role at Hallam is currently focused on the recruitment of pre-registration students to undergraduate and postgraduate nursing and midwifery courses. I am currently on a secondment to look at promoting and improving the links between recruitment and placements for nursing students.

  • Teaching

    I teach across the undergraduate adult nursing degree focusing on the management of pain throughout the 3 year course.

    BSc Adult Nursing, PGDip Adult Nursing, MSc Advancing Clinical Practice

    Essentials of Nursing Practice

  • Research

    My research background focuses on the management of pain in people with multiple sclerosis.

  • Publications

    Journal articles

    Kennedy, F., Mcdonnell, A., Gerrish, K., Howarth, A., Pollard, C., & Redman, J. (2012). Evaluation of the impact of nurse consultant roles in the United Kingdom: a mixed method systematic literature review. Journal Of Advanced Nursing, 68 (4), 721-742.

    Conference papers

    Dunham, M., Gregory, J., & Howarth, A. The difficulties of assessing pain in older people. Research, clinical and educational perspectives. In British pain society conference 2016, Harrogate.

  • Postgraduate supervision

    I currently supervise nursing Masters students with their dissertations. 

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