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Six steps to teaching cancer patients

01 July 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice


There are compelling reasons why nurses should be engaged in teaching patients who have cancer. Coping with cancer is an emotional journey, an...

An education programme for patients with cancer

04 December 1996

Nursing Standard

Cancer nursing

The need for patients and their carers to receive information and support following a diagnosis of cancer has been well documented. One of...

Sun exposure and skin cancer development: nurses’ attitudes

29 May 1996

Nursing Standard

Dermatology nursing

The European code against cancer: what now?

19 February 1997

Nursing Standard

Special focus: Cancer care

The European Union (EU) is a grouping of 15 member states committed to the achievement of political, economic and social union. According to...

Patient education in rheumatic disease

15 March 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical rheumatic disease

This review looks at the various facets, pros, cons and developments in patient education for people with rheumatic diseases.

Diet, nutrition and oral health

01 March 2003

Primary Health Care


Aims and intended learning outcomes This article explores the ways in which a range of dental caries measures, including nutrition, plaque removal and...

Hope, help and recovery

01 May 2008

Mental Health Practice


This is the story of the journey involved in undertaking a first-time presentation at the 13th Network for Psychiatric Nursing Research (NPNR) conference...

The fats debate: where are we now?

01 December 1996

Primary Health Care


The fats debate' continues to confuse and concern health professionals. How many 'grams of fat' should we be having each day? Should we...

Treatment of hyperglycaemia in patients with type 2 diabetes

09 September 2009

Nursing Standard


This article provides an overview of the lifestyle advice and drug treatment of hyperglycaemia in adults with type 2 diabetes. The value of...

Exercise: a review

28 February 1996

Nursing Standard

Nursing standard

The Health Education Authority is soon to launch a new campaign entitled ‘Active for Life’ to encourage people to become more active. While...