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Nurse and physiotherapy led follow-up for lung cancer patients after surgery

01 September 2006

Cancer Nursing Practice


This article describes a pilot study aimed at providing follow-up care for lung cancer patients who have undergone thoracic surgery in a district general hospital. A...

The case for nurse led follow-up

01 December 2004

Cancer Nursing Practice


Nurse led care is expanding. In particular nurse led follow-up has a substantial body of evidence to support its development (Campbell et al 1999; Corner 1997)....

Survivors of childhood cancer

10 May 2009

Paediatric Nursing


Treatment of childhood cancer aims to cure with minimum risk to the patient’s subsequent health. Monitoring the long-term effects of treatment on children and young...

Providing appropriate information about the risk of recurrence of breast cancer

10 March 2009

Cancer Nursing Practice


When primary breast cancer is diagnosed, judging the level of information to provide to patients about cancer spread is difficult, but women need information to aid...

Easing the pain of loss

01 December 2009

Nursing Standard


Streamlining services for women who lost a baby in the second or third trimester was the goal of maternity care assistant Lyndy Swain.