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Peripheral cannulae in oncology: nurses' confidence and patients' experiences

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence & practice

The insertion and care of peripheral intravenous cannulae (PIVCs) is a role performed by clinical staff that is fundamental to oncology. Previous research indicates...

How to insert a peripheral cannula

16 November 2016

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

Rationale and key points This article aims to assist practitioners to undertake the safe and effective insertion of a peripheral cannula. It provides information on...

Intravenous therapy in older patients

09 October 2013

Nursing Standard


Intravenous therapy is available in a variety of settings and for patients of all ages. Therefore, it is essential that nurses have the clinical knowledge and...