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Implementing the Recovery Package: a survey of cancer workforce readiness

20 June 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

recovery

Implementation of the Recovery Package is a priority in the recent NHS England cancer strategy, but information on local workforce readiness to implement the package...

Development, integration and evaluation of nurse-led follow-up across five tumour sites at a cancer unit in Northern Ireland

30 April 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence and practice

The traditional model of medical oncology follow-up clinics has been challenged in recent years, partly because it cannot meet the individual needs of the growing...

Open AccessMitigating risk of cardiovascular disease in people living with and beyond cancer

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence & practice

Rates of cancer survival have increased in recent decades as a result of earlier diagnosis and improved therapies, but a longer lifespan does not necessarily equate...

A collaborative approach to delivering health and well-being events to people affected by lung cancer

11 November 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Evidence & practice

Health and well-being events form part of the recovery package for people living with and beyond cancer where they can access help and advice to support the...

The value of anterior resection survivorship programmes

04 May 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

Up to 80% of people with rectal cancer undergo sphincter-preserving surgery and, of these, around 90% subsequently have a change in bowel habit, ranging from...

Cancer ‘prehabilitation’ pioneer named RCN Nurse of the Year

10 June 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

Venetia Wynter-Blyth is the RCN Nurse of the Year 2016. The clinical nurse specialist won the prestigious award for her work in providing structured support to...

The effect of nurse-led navigation programmes on cancer patients' outcomes

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence & practice

In England about two million people are living with and beyond cancer, a figure that is expected to increase to more than three million by 2030. Many survivors will...

Using patient experience to improve outcomes after treatment

12 December 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Evidence & practice

The Transforming Care After Treatment (TCAT) programme aims to improve care for people living with and beyond cancer in Scotland. The direct involvement of people...

Developing best practice cancer treatment summary templates

27 June 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

treatment summaries

There is increasing recognition of the importance of making the Recovery Package available to more people affected by cancer. The cancer treatment summary is one of...

Existential support needs following cancer treatment with curative intent

10 May 2017

Cancer Nursing Practice

Evidence & practice

Aims Research in recent years reveals that people can experience a range of existential difficulties following the end of cancer treatment. However, few studies have...