Specialist nurses are needed now more than ever
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Specialist nurses are needed now more than ever

Nikki Morris @nikki_a_morris Chair, RCN cancer and breast care forum and chief executive officer of Age UK Camden

People with cancer may need someone with expert knowledge to help them ‘pick up the pieces’

Recently, I had coffee with the consultant who employed me as the first specialist nurse in his gynaecology oncology team, and one of the first specialist nurses in a large teaching hospital.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 19, 2, 15-15. doi: 10.7748/cnp.19.2.15.s10

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