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Development of a training course for clinical trials staff

08 July 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

Research nurses and other trials staff routinely play an important part in obtaining patients’ consent to participate in clinical trials and perform many essential...

Management of patient participation in a hepatocellular carcinoma clinical trial

01 March 2008

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the major form of liver cancer. Although it was historically rare in the UK, HCC is on the increase. Patients are often...

An approach to obtaining informed consent from patients with cancer

02 April 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article describes a workshop held to address a perceived gap in nurses’ knowledge about obtaining informed consent from participants in clinical trials. It...

Explaining the role of the nurse in clinical trials

02 February 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

In the last decade, there has been an increase in the number of clinical trials being performed in many specialties, notably in the field of cancer. Nurses are bound...

Developing a nurse-led clinic for patients enrolled in clinical trials

08 April 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

Successful expansion of local cancer clinical trials portfolios over the past ten years has resulted in increasing demands on clinical staff and resources available...

Assessing satisfaction with a nurse-led clinical trials clinic

08 November 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

A&S Science

This article reports the results of a patient satisfaction questionnaire used to evaluate a newly established gastrointestinal cancer clinical trials nurse-led...

The value of service user feedback

01 March 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Wales Cancer Research Network was invited to host a patient panel workshop at a national conference, using patients’ experience in clinical trials to improve the...

Tests on trial

03 February 2009

Nursing Standard

Feature

A former nurse campaigns against the use of animals in medical research, arguing it is scientifically flawed. A group that defends vivisection argues live animal...

The role of effective communication in achieving informed consent for clinical trials

05 November 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Informed consent is fundamental to the protection of the rights, safety and wellbeing of patients in clinical research. For consent to be valid, patients must first...

Role of lung cancer nurse specialists in recruiting patients to clinical trials

12 May 2015

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Facilitating access to anti-cancer treatment is an important factor in improving prognosis for many patients with lung cancer. Lung cancer nurse specialists (LCNSs)...