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Who will lead the way?

01 December 2006

Cancer Nursing Practice

Specialist nurses

Cancer nurses and cancer nursing face an uncertain future. After three decades of sustained achievement and progress there is increasing concern about possible...

Is venepuncture in the ipsilateral arm safe?

08 October 2015

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Surgical advances in the treatment of breast cancer have significantly reduced patient morbidity; however, lymphoedema of the ipsilateral arm remains a concern. At...

Communication skills and cultural awareness in the field of cancer care

01 October 2006

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

This article evaluates the impact of a nine-month training programme, developed by a team at Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London,...

Does bilingual advocacy improve Bengali patients’ satisfaction with cancer services?

01 November 2006

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

This research aimed to establish the efficacy of introducing bilingual health advocates to Bengali cancer patients who could not speak English. Two health advocates...

Establishing clinical rotation programmes in cancer and palliative care nursing

01 February 2004

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

The establishment of rotational nursing posts for practitioners wishing to develop skills in cancer and palliative care nursing is one possible answer to the...

Establishing a community of practice for clinical nurse specialists

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence & practice

This article describes the development of a community of practice for more than 55 clinical nurse specialists in a large cancer centre. Supported by Macmillan Cancer...

Can-do approach

09 February 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

Opinion

Cancer nursing has been spared much of the recent criticism of the nursing profession. Macmillan Cancer Support and Marie Curie Cancer Care are highly regarded, and...

Can case management improve cancer care?

10 March 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

In 2012, Macmillan Cancer Support partnered with 15 NHS health providers in the UK to fund new ways of delivering supportive care to cancer patients in the...

Living life after cancer treatment: a nurse-led support service

20 December 2008

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

Until relatively recently, scant attention has been paid to life after cancer treatment in the healthcare system. Given that half the people diagnosed with cancer in...

Developing competence: an evaluation of a nurse rotation pilot programme

01 June 2007

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

The South East London Cancer Network Rotation Project established a rotation programme to provide nurses in cancer and palliative care with training across a range...