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Bowel cancer screening: the story so far

01 April 2008

Primary Health Care

Clinical

Bowel cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in the UK, affecting men and women equally. However, it is both treatable and curable if caught in the...

Living made easy

14 April 2009

Nursing Standard

Feature

Specialist nurses are using telemedicine to transform services for patients with epilepsy in remote rural and island communities. They provide solutions to social as...

Home service

26 May 2009

Nursing Standard

Features

Specialist nurses can bring enormous benefits for people with epilepsy, but they are in short supply.

Scarce support changes lives

10 August 2010

Nursing Standard

Feature

Patients with rare diseases often feel isolated and can struggle to find information, but nurse specialists can help.

Role of the specialist nurse in caring for patients with myeloma

02 October 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Myeloma is a rare, heterogeneous cancer of the bone marrow. It is characterised by a range of comorbidities and clinical complications, including bone fractures,...

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...

Death in the shadows

30 September 2008

Nursing Standard

Feature

Many people with epilepsy are not aware of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP), which is responsible for at least 500 deaths a year in the UK. Campaigners...

Earmarked for success

06 April 2010

Nursing Standard

General article

Specialist nurses are taking ear care into the community, which benefits patients in terms of waiting times and convenience.

Snowed under

16 May 2006

Nursing Standard

Feature

The escalating use of cocaine is having a major impact on many A&E departments, especially in urban areas. Nurses can feel out of their depth when managing patients...

A vision for children

15 June 2010

Nursing Standard

Feature

The opening of a paediatric assessment and decision area (Panda) unit at Salford A&E means sick children and their families do not have to be transfered to other...