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Developing an acute oncology service

10 May 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice


Acute oncology is an emerging specialty. This article examines the development of a nurse consultant role in acute oncology in a district general hospital. It is...

Nurse specialist bashing is misplaced frustration

20 August 2003

Nursing Standard


I cannot understand why the profession seems to have taken lately to nurse specialist bashing (perspectives August 6). I remember once reading something about the...

Working with anxiety in cancer: psycho-oncological care

01 February 2003

Cancer Nursing Practice


The Cancer Plan has highlighted the importance of psychological support in cancer care and the importance of integrative psychological support services. (DoH 2000)....

Definitely not for the squeamish

01 December 2006

Cancer Nursing Practice

Head and neck

Head and neck cancer includes a range of ear, nose, throat and maxillofacial tumours which require complex treatment necessitating specialist nursing expertise...

Great job, shame about the pay

12 February 1997

Nursing Standard

News analysis

The decision to stage the increase means nurses will, in effect, get only 2.4 per cent this year. We asked some of the UK's most innovative nurses, winners of our...