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01 November 2009

Cancer Nursing Practice


I was surprised to read that although NHS prescription charges for patients with cancer in England were axed in April, only one third of the 150,000 who are eligible...

No replacement for experience

10 February 1999

Nursing Standard


My happiness at reading that chief nurse Yvonne Moores supports the valuable role that healthcare assistants play in caring for patients was tempered by Gloria...

Apologies go a long way towards making amends

30 April 2003

Nursing Standard


What an excellent article on the ability of nurses to prevent adverse incidents from escalating into legal cases where the only winners are the lawyers (perspectives...

Blood transfusion

10 May 2000

Nursing Standard


Blood transfusion is a potentially dangerous treatment in which adverse reactions are rare but can be fatal. This article introduces recently published national...

Monitoring quality of life in patients with haematological malignancies

01 September 2004

Cancer Nursing Practice


Intensive treatment for haematological malignancies can have an enormous effect on the patient’s quality of life (QoL) and may lead to psychosocial problems during...