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Commissioning the specialist cancer nursing workforce

03 June 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

While research and government policy support the link between the number of experienced specialist cancer nurses and patient outcomes, there is no national consensus...

Staff responses to an emergency department admission alert system

09 June 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

This article presents and discusses a service improvement project to introduce an automated alert system that notifies a nominated healthcare worker that a cancer...

The role of the clinical nurse specialist

06 January 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Despite the prevalence of clinical nurse specialists, research suggests that their role remains poorly understood (O’Hanlan and Gibbon 1996). In practice, they...

Responses to a recurring admission alert system

08 June 2011

Emergency Nurse

Feature

This article presents and discusses a service improvement project to introduce an automated alert system that notifies a nominated healthcare worker that a cancer...

Joint approach to arthritis care

08 June 2010

Nursing Standard

Feature

A major study comparing nurse-led and doctor-led care for patients with rheumatoid arthritis is under way.

Extending the role of the stoma care nurse

27 March 1996

Nursing Standard

Clinical

Stoma care nursing has been established in England since the early 1970s, with the first Joint Board of Clinical Nursing Studies training course being held at St...

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...

Myeloma patients' self-reported experiences of care and treatment

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence & practice

This article examines how myeloma patients experience their care in NHS England, compared with patients with other cancers, using data from the National Cancer...

Role of care co-ordinators in cancer clinical nurse specialist teams

13 April 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Strategic interest in the skill mix of the healthcare workforce has acknowledged the increasingly important role of non-registered staff, with care for cancer...

Understanding clinical investigations in children’s endocrinology

08 October 2015

Nursing Children and Young People

CPD

Children and young people referred to paediatric endocrinology services present with a wide range of illnesses and disorders varying from minor to life-threatening...