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Reviewing nurses’ and doctors’ abilities to perform clinical breast examination

01 October 2006

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

This literature review examines the potential role of the specialist nurse or nurse practitioner in performing clinical breast examinations. This would be an...

Cervical screening: patients’ negative attitudes and experiences

19 July 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Background This article explores the negative attitudes some women have towards the cervical screening programme. These attitudes could ultimately prevent them from...

Oral cancer prevention and early detection

30 June 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

A discussion of nurses’ involvement in the prevention and detection of oral cancer.

Breast cancer screening

21 April 1999

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article discusses breast screening, breast awareness and the role of the breast care clinical nurse specialist.

Nurse practitioner training in breast examination

25 September 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Background To date, there have been no published guidelines, either locally or nationally, to advise nurse practitioners on training and assessment in breast and...

making a difference

01 February 2004

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

In June 2000 I wrote an article for this journal titled ‘Pioneering spirit’ (LDP 2000, 3, 1, 4-8). I was inspired by reading an article by Pearson et al (1998),...

improving access to breast screening

01 October 2004

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

The Valuing People White Paper (Department of Health 2001) identified the need for people with learning disabilities to access mainstream primary and secondary...

Health promotion in cancer care

01 April 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

The importance of health promotion in cancer care is becoming increasingly recognised. As well as the prevention of disease, this article also looks at how nurses...

Colorectal cancer

01 December 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice

CPD

Colorectal cancer is a general label applied to cancers occurring in the colon or rectum (see diagram 1). Each year in the UK, 56 people out of every 100,000 will be...

assessing the health screening choices of women with learning disabilities

01 November 2007

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

The health needs of people with learning disabilities are best met through promoting access to sensitive and responsive mainstream services (Ager and Littler 1998)....