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Nurse-led drug monitoring in the rheumatology clinic

05 March 1997

Nursing Standard

Clinical

Nurses are increasingly incorporating into their skills areas of care traditionally undertaken by medical colleagues. In rheumatology, nurses have taken...

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...

Celebrating the centenary of Macmillan’s grand plan

10 May 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

The Society for the Prevention and Relief of Cancer was established by Douglas Macmillan before the advent of the welfare state, with the aim of providing voluntary...

The role of the nurse specialist in placement education

11 August 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Changes in health service provision have created a shortage of practice placements for pre-registration nursing students on acute hospital wards. However, high...

Eczema and allergy: how useful is allergy testing?

01 December 2008

Paediatric Nursing

Research

Aim: To determine the value of allergy testing using skin prick tests and specific immunoglobulin E measurements (spIgE) to identify allergies in children with...

Eczema and allergy: how useful is allergy testing?

05 December 2008

Paediatric Nursing

A&S Science

Aim: To determine the value of allergy testing using skin prick tests and specific immunoglobulin E measurements (spIgE) to identify allergies in children with...

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...

Cancer survivorship: living with or beyond cancer

04 September 2009

Cancer Nursing Practice

CPD

An estimated two million people in the UK are living with or beyond cancer – they are cancer ‘survivors’. The disease is no longer a death sentence but a chronic...

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...