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Traffic-light system developed to prioritise cancer treatments

01 July 2013

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Acute oncology services have been developed to meet the unplanned, urgent care needs of patients with cancer more effectively. Such patients often develop problems...

Inspirational initiatives centred on patients

09 February 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

The annual Excellence in Oncology awards recognise best practice in oncology management, education and patient care across the UK. This article explores the work of...

Developing an acute oncology service

10 May 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

Acute oncology is an emerging specialty. This article examines the development of a nurse consultant role in acute oncology in a district general hospital. It is...

National chemotherapy advisory group report:implications for nurses

18 May 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

As a group of senior cancer nurses, the UK Oncology Nursing Society (UKONS) Board welcomes the recommendations from the National Chemotherapy Advisory Group report,...

National Chemotherapy Advisory Group report: implications for nurses

12 May 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

As a group of senior cancer nurses, the UK Oncology Nursing Society (UKONS) Board welcomes the recommendations from the National Chemotherapy Advisory Group report,...

Improving door-to-needle times for patients with suspected neutropenic sepsis

10 November 2017

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

Neutropenic sepsis is a potentially life-threatening complication of chemotherapy and has an associated mortality of 2% to 21%. Patients can deteriorate rapidly and...

Development and implementation of a service for patients with cancer of unknown primary

01 November 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Metastatic cancer of unknown primary (CUP) is a common, well-recognised yet heterogeneous clinical syndrome. Patients may be disadvantaged during their diagnostic...

Trailblazers deliver nurse-led care in acute oncology unit

10 June 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

The Aylesford Unit nursing team at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust, led by nurse consultant Carole Connor, won the Cancer Nursing award at the RCNi Nurse...