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Face to face

01 April 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Careers

During my training, I was split between choosing cancer or older people nursing, and it was just luck, really, that my first post was in cancer nursing. I did the...

Taking the patient’s view

01 May 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Careers

I lead on NHS Improvement’s adult survivorship work, which, in simple terms, is about working with clinical teams to improve services for patients, but in reality is...

Leading the cultural revolution in care

03 June 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

The charity Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres is an independent organisation that offers people with cancer and their carers free information, benefits advice,...

Late effects support

01 April 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Careers

BRACHIAL PLEXUS injury caused by radiotherapy treatment for breast cancer is rare. The breast radiotherapy injury rehabilitation service aims to offer the highest...

Skin deep advice

01 May 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Careers

AFTER SPENDING some years as a clinical research nurse at the Rosemere Cancer Centre in Preston, Billy Hefferon was ready for a new challenge. He saw the role of...

It’s all about the patients

01 July 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Career

Catherine Oakley is a chemotherapy nurse consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, and lead chemotherapy nurse for the South East London Cancer...

Ask me a question

01 September 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Careers

When I visited a newly opened oncology unit in Cheltenham during my training, I was impressed. The contrast between the way the unit delivered individual care to...

A studied approach

01 December 2009

Cancer Nursing Practice

Careers

DECIDING ON the right path, particularly in the early stages of a nurse’s career, can be daunting given the type of qualifications on offer, and the variety of...

Fine-tuning expert skills

01 February 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Careers

CLINICAL NURSE specialists (CNSs) work in advanced practice roles offering specialist support to people with cancer. Their titles vary in different healthcare...

Pick the right track

01 March 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Careers

THERE IS no ready-made educational preparation package for nurse consultant in cancer care because the role is, as in other areas, unique to the specialty. However,...