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‘My challenge is for chemotherapy nurses to take a step back and rethink their role’

11 November 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical feature

I represent UKONS on the National Chemotherapy Board, which has a remit to provide guidance, oversight and support for the continued development of high-quality,...

Fighting cancer with more than medicine

01 October 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book Review

PAUL ROSSI, former deputy chief executive of Macmillan Cancer support, provides a historical account of the development of one of the best loved cancer charities in...

Safety of oral medicines

01 April 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Opinion

THE UK oncology Nursing society’s (UKONs) statement on the safe and effective use of oral anticancer medicines is required reading for all oncology nurses.

Extending expertise in treating extravasation

09 June 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice

Opinion

Extravasation of chemotherapy is thankfully a rare occurrence, but it can result in significant pain and distress for patients and, in some cases, permanent tissue...

Fighting Cancer with More than Medicine – A History of Macmillan Cancer Support

05 May 2010

Nursing Standard

Book review

Paul Rossi, former deputy chief executive of Macmillan Cancer Support, provides an historical account of the development of one of the best loved cancer charities in...

Even the Eyebrows? A Practical Guide to Managing Cancer with Your Boxing Gloves On

16 September 2009

Nursing Standard

Book review

Sharon Morrison shares her experience of breast cancer and chemotherapy treatment through this book. This is a representative story of a single parent and those...

Problem Solving in Patient-Centred and Integrated Cancer Care

09 July 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book review

This excellent guide is part of a problem-solving series developed and prepared by the Association of Cancer Physicians. It brings together medical oncologists,...

Anti Cancer Living: The Six-step Solution to Transform Your Health

02 May 2019

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book review

This excellent book provides an evidence-based guide for six cancer lifestyle choices that may reduce the risk of cancer developing, aid treatment efficacy and...

Advanced practice in the management of extravasation

09 June 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

Extravasation is a complication of chemotherapy that occurs when a vesicant drug is accidentally administered into the tissue surrounding the intravenous access...

Benefits of a network approach to managing neutropenic sepsis

03 June 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

Aim This audit aimed to establish the frequency and pattern of cancer neutropenic admissions in a four-month period across the South West London Cancer Network....