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Evaluating a nurse-led DXA scanning service

30 August 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To examine the feasibility of using a peripheral dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scanning service in a nurse-led clinic and whether or not it would...

The success of a nurse-led, one-stop suspected prostate cancer clinic

01 April 2008

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

Until recently, the prostate biopsy, and accompanying trans-rectal ultrasound, has been the domain of senior doctors. However, there is no reason why a senior,...

Developing a nurse-led follow-up protocol for lung cancer

01 March 2006

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

This article presents an overview of the development of a protocol to guide lung cancer multidisciplinary teams (MDT) within the Yorkshire Cancer Network in the...

Multidisciplinary clinic for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma

08 September 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice

General

UK-wide access to the tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) sunitinib is a significant advance in treatment for patients with advanced/metastatic renal cell carcinoma...

Oncology: establishing a community-based service

01 March 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Since 2007, anti-cancer treatments, including intravenous chemotherapy, have been delivered in the community in Walsall by a team of specialist oncology nurses. The...

The role of nurses in improving emergency cardiac care

16 August 2005

Nursing Standard

Art and science

Cardiovascular diseases exert a huge burden on individuals and society, with coronary heart disease (CHD) the single most common cause of death in the United Kingdom...

The role of nurses in improving emergency cardiac care

10 August 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Cardiovascular diseases exert a huge burden on individuals and society, with coronary heart disease (CHD) the single most common cause of death in the United Kingdom...

Development of a short-stay unit in an emergency department

01 May 2013

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

In 2009, the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, established a nine-bed, short-stay unit in its emergency department. This article explains the rationale for the model...

The role of the uro-oncology CNS

01 October 2005

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

To meet the new cancer related targets, address the void left by junior doctors and to improve patient care, a uro-oncology clinical nurse specialist (CNS) was added...

Assessing the value of a nurse-led telephone advice and triage service

01 May 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

National guidance recommends that cancer patients should have access to a telephone enquiry service supported by trained oncology staff. Previous studies indicate...
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