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Six steps to teaching cancer patients

01 July 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice


There are compelling reasons why nurses should be engaged in teaching patients who have cancer. Coping with cancer is an emotional journey, an individual one, but...

An education programme for patients with cancer

04 December 1996

Nursing Standard

Cancer nursing

The need for patients and their carers to receive information and support following a diagnosis of cancer has been well documented. One of the general principles of...

The European code against cancer: what now?

19 February 1997

Nursing Standard

Special focus: Cancer care

The European Union (EU) is a grouping of 15 member states committed to the achievement of political, economic and social union. According to the most recent data...

Sun exposure and skin cancer development: nurses’ attitudes

29 May 1996

Nursing Standard

Dermatology nursing

Patient education in rheumatic disease

15 March 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical rheumatic disease

This review looks at the various facets, pros, cons and developments in patient education for people with rheumatic diseases.

Hope, help and recovery

01 May 2008

Mental Health Practice


This is the story of the journey involved in undertaking a first-time presentation at the 13th Network for Psychiatric Nursing Research (NPNR) conference in Oxford....

Systemic lupus erythematosus part 2: the role of the nurse

23 July 1997

Nursing Standard


When patients are told they have systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) their first reaction is usually one of confusion followed by alarm when they have consulted a...

Exercise: a review

28 February 1996

Nursing Standard

Nursing standard

The Health Education Authority is soon to launch a new campaign entitled ‘Active for Life’ to encourage people to become more active. While such initiatives are...

The management and treatment of eczema

26 July 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical dermatology

This article outlines the principles of the treatment and management of eczema including tide practical aspects of nursing patients with eczema. Awareness of basic...

Diabetes mellitus types 1 and 2: an overview

11 November 1998

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Large numbers of the population have diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes. Nurses must, therefore, be able to understand the rationale for treatment. Here, the author...