Cancer Nursing Practice is the only practice-based journal in the UK that covers all aspects of nursing adults and children with cancer.
It publishes original research, updates in policy or in practice guidelines in the field of cancer care, descriptions of practice, literature reviews, case studies, shorter opinion articles and commissioned book reviews.
It also publishes continuing professional developments article to inform, support and educate nurses working in this field of practice, and to help contributors and their readers prepare for revalidation.
Meet the editorial team
Editor of Cancer Nursing Practice
Gary is an experienced journalist with a track record of delivering award-winning editorial content in print, online and at live events for healthcare professionals. As editor and brand director of UBM's healthcare publication Chemist+Druggist, he led the transformation of the 150-year-old title into a multi-award winning, multi-platform brand delivering content, training and data to the UK's pharmacy sector. As well as launching roundtables, awards, and conferences, he built the UK's largest and most engaged online community of pharmacists. Gary started his career as a pharmacist and worked for a number of pharmacies before switching to journalism.
Consultant editor of Cancer Nursing Practice
Carole is a nurse research fellow at the Christie NHS Trust, Manchester. She works within the patient centred research group, within the school of oncology. Carole is also honorary lecturer at the school of nursing, midwifery and social work at the University of Manchester. Her doctorate focused on oncology specialist nurses’ roles and nurse-led clinics, including an ethnographic study of nurse-led chemotherapy clinics. She is the lead for research on older people with cancer, and current research studies include a longitudinal study to understand the effect of chemotherapy on patients aged 65 or more and an exploratory study on information needs and decision making for patients with cancer and dementia. Carole has almost 30 years’ clinical experience as an oncology nurse. Previous roles include clinical nurse specialist and nurse clinician, when she set up several nurse-led clinics and managed a large caseload of patients in order to improve continuity of care. She has more than 60 publications. Her book, Advanced Nursing Practice and Nurse-led Clinics in Oncology, was published in September 2015.
Write for us
If you have an idea for an article or how to develop the journal in print or online, the editorial team wants to hear from you. We have a particular focus on the following areas:
- Acute oncology
- Advanced practice
- Clinical nurse specialist roles
- Living with and beyond cancer
- Management of treatment side effects
Find out more about submitting an article to us by visiting our Write for us section.
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