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Janet Davies

Janet Davies to step down as RCN general secretary

‘It has been a great honour to represent my profession at the highest level,’ she says

A woman sitting before a NMC hearing

Band 7 nurse is struck off for providing incorrect revalidation information

Lesley Pollero claimed she had a reflective discussion with her line manager

Bullying

Nurse's death by suicide should serve as warning to profession...

Toxic workplace and 'put up and shut up' culture still pervades the NHS

Substitution

Nurses should not be replaced by less qualified staff, says ICN

International Council of Nurses warns that use of under-qualified staff can affect patient...

Scotland Pay Vote

RCN, unions and Scottish Government agree pay increase of at least 9% for nurses

Deal leaves nurses in Scotland ‘significantly better paid’ than those elsewhere in the UK

Rhian Collins

Mental health nurse took her own life after being 'bullied' at work...

Court told nurse was verbally abused by staff at Swansea hospital who made her life '

Evidence and Practice

Advanced care planning

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

Aim Early access to palliative care can improve patients’ signs and symptoms and reduce...

Nurse and patient

Should men on long-term androgen-deprivation therapy for prostate cancer be screened...

Androgen-deprivation therapy is the main long-term treatment for men with advanced prostate...

Nursing support during treatment of multiple myeloma with proteasome inhibitors

Nursing support during treatment of multiple myeloma with proteasome inhibitors

In the past two years proteasome inhibitors have risen in prominence reflecting the recent...

Developing best practice cancer treatment summary templates

Developing best practice cancer treatment summary templates

There is increasing recognition of the importance of making the Recovery Package available...

Implementing the Recovery Package: a survey of cancer workforce readiness

Implementing the Recovery Package: a survey of cancer workforce readiness

Implementation of the Recovery Package is a priority in the recent NHS England cancer...

Home infusion

Exploring the benefits of a home pembrolizumab infusion service for patients with...

An increasing incidence of melanoma and recent scientific developments in systemic anti-...

Features

Teenage cancer

Living with and beyond cancer: ‘With teenagers it’s a fine balance for nurses to be...

The first in our series of features looks at different patient population groups and the...

Starting the dream nursing career at age 44

Award winner Sharon Manning discusses her nursing journey and shares her tips on caring for...

Helping families by improving care closer to home

A cancer charity is assisting local training to help families avoid travel for a child’s...

Digital platform rolled out nationally to support young people following diagnosis

An award winning digital platform, produced by a young adult cancer team, is set to be...

Opinion

Understanding Ethics for Nursing book cover

Book review: Understanding Ethics for Nursing Students

Associate academic Chris Chaloner reviews this introduction to nursing ethics

My Race for Life book cover

Book review: My Race for Life

Lecturer in cancer care Kay Townsend reviews this personal narrative

A nurse standing next to the bed of a patient

Mapping out nursing roles

How can we increase awareness of the importance of specialist nursing positions in the NHS?

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

Amanda Shewbridge

60 seconds with Amanda Shewbridge, Macmillan nurse programme lead for living with and...

Amanda Shewbridge talks about how she is transforming services for people living with and...

60 seconds with breast care specialist nurse Carol Brearley

Carol Brearley, a breast care specialist nurse, talks about qualities a cancer nurse should...

Jennifer Matthews

How the Royal Marsden hospital left a lasting impact on my career

Radiation oncology nurse in Ireland Jennifer Matthews discusses how clinical research is...

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