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Pre-registration education – branch or not?

01 February 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice


In this first issue of Cancer Nursing Practice, I would like to draw attention to an issue which I am sure will be receiving a significant profile in the nursing...

Being prepared

01 March 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice


Cancer is a life-threatening illness and although large numbers of adults are diagnosed with this disease each year, in children, the disease is considered to be...

Celebrating 25 years of the UKCCSG

01 May 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice


In children’s nursing, an understanding of the dynamic process of growth and development, and of the accepted milestones along the way, is fundamental to the...

The handbook of clinical trials

01 April 2005

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book Review

The terminology and language used in research can be a difficult hurdle when first undertaking a research study. This is even more so in the world of clinical...

Value of interaction

11 September 2012

Nursing Children and Young People


The fact that the NHS is facing an unprecedented financial challenge is well known to readers of this journal, but the UK is not alone in its plight. Many other...

‘Claire led the team using her advocacy and diplomatic skills’

02 April 2008

Nursing Standard


Faith Gibson, senior lecturer, Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust, analyses Claire’s approach:


01 July 2007

Paediatric Nursing


‘Informed consent is widely regarded as a cornerstone of ethical research’ (Institute of Medicine 2004, p7). As young children do not have the legal capacity to...

Parental involvement in bone marrow transplant

01 October 1989

Paediatric Nursing

Bone marrow transplant

Family centred care and care given in partnership with the child and family form the basis of paediatric nursing philosophy in the eighties. It is only by working...


01 August 2004

Paediatric Nursing


This small study sheds light on the experiences of an often neglected, yet important family member. The task of caring for a sick child is known to affect the health...

Research digest

01 July 2006

Paediatric Nursing