Clare Lomas

Nursing Management

Political influence

Senior nurses in Northern Ireland are to be trained in political influencing to help them understand better the political landscape of the country, and how they can help to shape policy on behalf of nurses and nursing

Cancer Nursing Practice

Keep the focus on the patient not the process

Catherine Oakley says busy health services must avoid focusing on processes at the expense person-centred care


Tackling dementia

As the UK’s first hospital-based Admiral Nurse clinical specialist, Jeni Bell has been able to bring the ethos of the specialism to a new environment

Nursing Older People

The NHS needs more expertise to support people with dementia

Dementia nurse Jeni Bell believes every hospital should have an Admiral Nurse

Nursing Older People

Mental health and the power of art

A family tragedy changed the course of mental health nursing student Mark Collins' career

Sharon Finn

‘Every contact counts’

Sharon Finn tells Clare Lomas how hospice care became her calling, and describes the efforts she makes to build strong relationships with patients

Cancer Nursing Practice

Hospices are supportive environments for both patients and staff

Senior healthcare assistant Sharon Finn says she has found her true vocation caring for people at St Joseph’s Hospice in Hackney, east London


Qualities of a good cancer nurse

Lead lung cancer nurse Leah Taylor tells Clare Lomas about her new role caring for patients with mesothelioma, and outlines the qualities required to be a good cancer nurse


Contributing to international cancer nursing

Stella Aguinaga Bialous became the first nurse from Latin America to be elected president of the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care


Improving the life of cancer survivors

Diana Greenfield speaks about her pioneering work in late effects of treatment and survivorship, and the important role played by nurse consultants

Nursing Standard

A nurse reflects on her grandmother's experience working with Edith Cavell

Ruth Moore worked with first world war hero Edith Cavell, the British nurse executed for helping Allied soldiers escape Belgium. Her granddaughter Miriam Taylor, a nurse, talks to RCNi.


Lesbian and bisexual women missing out on breast cancer care

Lesbian and bisexual women at high risk of breast cancer are missing out on care


Health care with dignity, courtesy and respect

Courses are available to help nurses deliver better care to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people


You’ve got a friend - social isolation and LGBT older adults

Gay people can experience acute social isolation as they get older. But a befriending project in London is changing all that, as Clare Lomas discovered