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Fast Facts: Myeloma for Patients and their Supporters

08 March 2017

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book Review

This is a great booklet for new patients and junior staff looking for ‘fast facts’ on myeloma.

Why ‘watch and wait’ is still a valuable option for low grade lymphomas

08 March 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

Evidence & practice

In 2016, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) released guidelines recommending people with asymptomatic advanced follicular low grade...

Staying out

01 December 1998

Nursing Older People

Nursing practice health and social care

While community nurses already play a major role in monitoring and supporting vulnerable clients, hospital nurses may feel their role in this area is fairly limited....

Developments in diagnostics and treatment for myeloma

10 April 2015

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Over the past decade, many novel treatments for myeloma have been developed and are now in use. The limited treatments delivered previously were chemotherapy based...

Measuring quality of life in patients with myeloma

10 October 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Evidence & practice

Myeloma is a potentially debilitating and life-limiting haematological cancer and maintaining quality of life (QOL) for people with this disease is important. As...

Modernising the 12-hour shift

22 January 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To evaluate a year-long trial of a nursing shift pattern involving two 12-hour and two six-and-a-quarter-hour shifts. Method Twenty four nurses, four night...

Longer shift, better care?

01 March 2002

Nursing Older People


Twelve-hour shifts are highly contentious in nursing, with mixed opinions about whether there are any real benefits for patients, staff or management. Research has...

Bone marrow

01 July 2007

Cancer Nursing Practice

Advanced roles

Diagnostic bone marrow aspiration and bone marrow biopsies are routinely carried out to detect, classify and differentiate between haematological malignancies...

Challenging the myth of the 12-hour shift: a pilot evaluation

04 April 2001

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim The aim of this pilot evaluation was to assess whether changing a nursing shift pattern to incorporate 12-hour shifts would have positive effects for patients...