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Workplace pressures and financial targets threaten role of specialist cancer nurses

01 April 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Analysis

THE FUTURE for nurse specialists ought to look rosy: there is increasing recognition of their role in patient care and prime minister Gordon Brown recently promised...

Cancer care is a minority issue

01 May 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

Cancer is a disease that touches every community, regardless of ethnic back’ ground. Why then do Britain’s ethnic minorities lose out when it comes to diagnosing and...

Worth the battle

10 December 1997

Nursing Standard

Caring for homeless people

AT MIDDAY ON Christinas Day, Alasdair Wilkinson expects to be wrestling with the turkey and Christmas pudding like the rest of us.

RCN caution over Green Paper targets

11 February 1998

Nursing Standard

News

THE RCN has welcomed the government’s Green Paper on public health in England, but warned that the NHS may be unable to respond to it because of cuts in community...

Government unveils its plans for London

11 February 1998

Nursing Standard

News

NURSES HAVE given a cautious welcome to the government’s plans for London’s health services.

When tomorrow comes

25 June 1997

Nursing Standard

International focus

WHEN THE British flag is lowered for the final time on June 30, Hong Kong will be entering uncharted waters. But it is already far from plain sailing for nurses in...

Another way home

02 September 1998

Nursing Standard

Feature

IT'S A TRUISM that many patients in district general hospitals don’t need the specialised care and high-tech facilities on offer. Patients would, however, benefit...

Degrees of separation

08 April 1998

Nursing Standard

News analysis

FEW NURSES would want to go back to the ‘sitting next to Nellie’ model of training. But should nursing take one final leap and become tin all-graduate profession?

Supportive models

16 July 1997

Nursing Standard

Feature

Mention nurse-ledclinics to most people and they imagine nurses taking over tasks which are usually done by junior doctors. But in pioneering centres around the...

Transforming children's live

17 December 1997

Nursing Standard

Nursing standard nurse 97

TO THE KIDS on the Liverpool estates where she works, June Rogers is the ‘poo lady’. Her official title might be special school nurse adviser, but her nickname is...