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Overseas’ nursing knowledge

Worldwide survey reveals potentially damaging gaps in nurses' cancer knowledge

The University of Surrey investigated nurses’ cancer awareness in eight countries

London bus at night

Working nights: why nurses in London deserve a better deal on public transport

Campaign calls for nurses’ out-of-hours commutes to be quicker, cheaper and safer

UCAS application

Number of nursing student applications from England must rise faster, RCN says

New data show an increase of only 4% since last year – and a fall of 29% since 2016

Liam Barnes and Jenifer Hawkins

In Laura’s name: the charity that aims to prevent suicide among nurses

The Laura Hyde Foundation campaigns for better mental health support for healthcare staff

Michelle Mulvaney and team

'Undercover nurses' honoured in NHS Parliamentary Awards ...

West Herts safeguarding team help potential victims of sex trafficking

Marianne Stöger and Margaritha Pissarek

Petition aims to secure Nobel peace prize for two leprosy nurses

Austrian nurses devoted 40 years to caring for an ostracised community in South Korea

Evidence and Practice

‘Other-unproven’: US research and its implications for complementary therapies in the UK

‘Other-unproven’: US research and its implications for complementary therapies in UK

Insights into ways complementary therapists could play a useful role in new models of care

Spirituality care: assessing the spiritual needs of people with cancer

Spirituality care: assessing the spiritual needs of people with cancer

Unmet spiritual needs can lead to distress and further aggravate a diagnosis of cancer

Unmet needs in patients with high risk uveal melanoma undergoing liver surveillance

Unmet needs in patients with high risk uveal melanoma undergoing liver surveillance

This audit provides a snapshot of the issues faced by patients with a rare form of cancer

An observational study of the effect of dilution and delivery speed on the development of phlebitis after epirubicin chemotherapy

Effect of dilution and delivery speed on phlebitis after epirubicin chemotherapy

Ensuring the right concentration of saline could reduce risk of pain during administration

Online live chat: a digital solution or barrier to communicating with those affected by prostate cancer?

Is online chat a solution or barrier to communicating with people with prostate cancer?

Methods of communication have become less personal and more reliant on technology

Psychological effects of choosing active surveillance on men with prostate cancer

Psychological effects of choosing active surveillance on men with prostate cancer

The psychological effects of active surveillance and how nurses can support patients

Features

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Nurse-led research into sarcoma may lead to earlier diagnosis

Study into this cancer has produced so much evidence it could lead to swifter diagnosis

Amy Dugdale

The Macmillan nurse who is extending lives with ovarian cancer screening

More women are getting access to vital medication thanks to a nurse-led testing service

Dave Wright

Providing a better experience for young people with cancer

Youth support coordinators help young people with cancer from diagnosis to post-treatment

Homeless people urgently need timely and effective healthcare

Study shows it is often too late when homeless people present with cancer at hospital

Nursing older people with cancer

The final article in our series on how cancer affects different patient demographics

Sentinel node biopsy

The case for sentinel node biopsy

The less invasive way to diagnose and treat head and neck cancers

Opinion

More nurse specialists needed to improve prostate cancer outcomes

A shortage of specialist nurses could affect outcomes for men with prostate cancer

Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care

Book review: Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care

Assistant professor Vineeth Joseph reviews Psychosocial issues in Palliative Care

Death and the Elephant

Book review: Death and the Elephant

Nurse consultant Natalie Doyle reviews a life-affirming memoir

Students

Don’t worry if you shed a tear

Looking after a patient nearing the end of life can be daunting, but one nursing student...

An insight into the hidden battles of patients with invisible illnesses

When nursing student Laurie Batchelor helped care for a patient in the community with cancer...

Singing

Student’s homemade songbook helped patients forget cancer symptoms

When nursing student Georgia Brain created a book of lyrics to help her patients remember...

Careers

Jane Pickard

Macmillan lead cancer nurse

Jane Pickard thrives on the chance to influence the future of cancer services

‘Never lose sight of the person within your patient’

Jane Billing, lead for a urology oncology nurse specialist service, talks about her job

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‘I knew oncology was my passion and I have never looked back’

Lead research nurse Julie Duncan explains her passion for cancer nursing

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