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Advanced practice and hands-on care: the nursing specialty you might not have considered

Urology nursing is facing the challenges of COVID-19 with ‘courage in the face of adversity’

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Fear and anxiety can infect teams, but you can harness this crisis to come out stronger

COVID-19 is putting nurses under extreme pressure, so here’s how to help colleagues cope

Trust hopes chance of overseas work experience will encourage nurses to stay

London’s Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is in talks with similar hospitals in Australia to set up an exchange programme for nursing staff. Lynne Pearce spoke to trust chief nurse Eamonn Sullivan

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Nurse with a zest for life – and a passion for palliative care

A student placement in a hospice ignited a passion for palliative care that has never left nurse Beth Hawkins, who years later has returned to the same hospice as a ward sister

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The benefits of being a Macmillan nurse

From leadership and mindfulness to career coaching, Macmillan Cancer Support offers nurses a wealth of learning and development opportunities, writes Lynne Pearce.

Look after yourself

Caring for yourself when you are the patient

Being a nurse doesn’t give immunity from long-term illness: points to consider after being diagnosed

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Liz Bishop

From nurse to trust chief: ‘my background informs my style of staff leadership’

Cancer centre chief executive’s own experience of being disciplined shaped her approach

By innovating service improvements you’re transforming your career and patient care

When nurses are a force for change, their own professional development benefits

Picture shows theatre nurse Marie Taniacao with the da Vinci Xi robotic surgical system. Her course at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust will give her the skills to assist surgeons during robotic operations.

Harnessing the power of robotics allows me to retain the human touch

A theatre nurse reflects on how her high-tech role enhances patient contact

Nurses Emma Cuthbert and Chelsea Jackson from the oncology ward at Northampton General Hospital

What it’s like working as an oncology nurse

Joining a cancer ward can be daunting, but it allows you to work closely with patients

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NET nurses: supporting patients confused by their rare cancer diagnosis

‘Even healthcare professionals don’t know enough about neuroendocrine cancers’

Jane Pickard

Macmillan lead cancer nurse

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

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