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Our clinical nursing articles aim to inform and educate nurse practitioners and students. This is achieved through the publication of peer-reviewed, evidence-based, relevant and topical articles.

District nursing and end-of-life care

It is currently, widely believed that the majority of end-of-life patients would...

Male breast cancer: treatment and care

Although breast cancer is uncommon in men, it can cause significant morbidity and...

Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in the young person with cancer

Nausea and vomiting are among the most distressing adverse effects of cancer...

The role of the uro-oncology CNS

To meet the new cancer related targets, address the void left by junior doctors and...

The use of standard operating procedures in clinical research trials

Research nurses need to be familiar with standard operating procedure (SOP)...

Ovarian tumours of low malignant potential

Ovarian tumours of low malignant potential (borderline ovarian cancer) are benign...

New ways of working: oncology triage

Popular in geographical expanses of Canada, America and Australia where rurally-...

Cancer of the connective tissue: STS

This summer NICE will be seeking consultation on its final draft of guidance for a...

Sexuality in gynaecological cancer patients

Sex remains an important contributor to quality of life in many patients with...

Oral mucositis: a challenge for nurses

Oral mucositis is a serious complication of chemotherapy that can have a...

Auditing a chemotherapy triage telephone service

The increased need for a system of assessment, intervention and care that is not...

An assessment service to improve thoracic surgery pre-admission

Several recent government initiatives are designed to facilitate patient and public...

Focus group study and specialist nursing enhances breast cancer information

A woman diagnosed with breast cancer at Mayday University NHS Trust (MUH) embarks...

Aspergillus infection control in caring for BMT patients

Many complications can occur following a bone marrow transplantation including that...

Nurse verification of expected death

In English law, a doctor is required to issue a certificate detailing the cause of...

Screening for familial cases of colorectal cancer: a new practice environment

While approximately 80 per cent of patients with colorectal cancer have sporadic...

The importance of cancer rehabilitation

Cancer and its treatment can have a profound negative effect on a patient’s quality...

Taped consultations in a thoracic oncology lung cancer service

Communicating a diagnosis of lung cancer involves the delivery of highly complex...

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