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Is patient information on palliative care good enough? A literature review and audit

14 August 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

literature review

Aim Early access to palliative care can improve patients’ signs and symptoms and reduce hospital admissions. In the UK many palliative care referrals are made in the...

The experience of mastectomy patients on the 23-hour pathway

02 October 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence and practice

Aim To explore the experiences of women with breast cancer undergoing a mastectomy and discharge from hospital within 23 hours of their stay. Method A qualitative...

A changing identity: a focus group study of the experiences of women diagnosed with secondary breast cancer

31 January 2019

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence and practice

Aim This aim of the study was to explore the information and support needs of women with secondary breast cancer (SBC). Method A qualitative focus group study with...

Coming out in cancer care: is disclosure of sexual orientation beneficial?

13 February 2019

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence and practice

Nurses and other health professionals are expected to ask patients about sexual orientation at every face-to-face contact across the NHS from 2019. However, there...

Can community pharmacy practitioners support patients who take oral anticancer medication? Patients’ needs and views

06 December 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence and practice

As more oral anticancer agents are available community pharmacy practitioners (CPPs) may need to play a greater role in supporting people with cancer. This article...