Florence is a research assistant working on a sub-study as part of the MABEL trial, funded by the National Institute for Health Research. The trial is a parallel group, double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial comparing the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of low dose oral modified release morphine versus placebo on patient-reported worst breathlessness in people with chronic breathlessness. The sub-study is a mixed-methods study, using Normalisation Process Theory to structure data collection and analysis of clinicians', patients' and carers' perspectives on the experience of and attitudes about morphine use for chronic breathlessness.
Florence has a degree in Philosophy and Politics from Manchester Metropolitan University and a Masters in International Development from the University of Manchester. She has a PhD from the University of Hull entitled: The Experiences of Feminist Academic Activists Attempting to Challenge the Rules of the Game in UK Universities. Research interests include gender and palliative care, inequalities and palliative care and gender and education.