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Bone marrow biopsy training for nurses

04 November 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice


A lack of formal bone marrow biopsy training for nurses led to the development of a course at the Royal Marsden for those working in haematology offering the...

Audit of a nurse-led bone marrow biopsy clinic

06 May 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice


Aim This audit aimed to identify patients’ experience of a bone marrow procedure performed by the lymphoma clinical nurse specialist (CNS), particularly in relation...

Standard of prostate biopsies undertaken by nurse practitioners

01 March 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Aim To determine whether prostate biopsies can be safely and reliably undertaken by advanced nurse practitioners compared with those undertaken by a consultant...

How to perform transrectal ultrasound and prostate biopsy

06 April 2016

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Rationale and key points This article aims to help nurses to support patients who require a prostate biopsy to diagnose or exclude prostate cancer. Nurses will also...

Multi–parametric magnetic resonance imaging before prostate biopsy

10 October 2017

Cancer Nursing Practice

Evidence & practice

Prostate cancer attracts a great deal of media attention in the popular and academic press, affecting patients’ expectations before their first outpatient...

Coeliac disease in children

05 August 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Coeliac disease is an immune-mediated systemic disorder caused by ingestion of gluten. The condition presents classically with gastrointestinal signs including...