Clinical

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.

Nurse-led service development for suspected bowel cancer

Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK. Early diagnosis has a significant...

Screening and management of long-term consequences of myeloma and its treatment

Life expectancy rates for patients who have myeloma, which affects areas of the body where...

Comprehensive geriatric assessment for older people with cancer

Comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) is used to assess older patients’ comorbidities,...

Mental healthcare training needs of oncology nurses in Ireland

Aim To investigate the self-reported mental healthcare training needs of oncology nurses in...
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Mitigating risk of cardiovascular disease in people living with and beyond cancer

Rates of cancer survival have increased in recent decades as a result of earlier diagnosis...

Infusion therapy

Ensuring the safest care for patients undergoing infusion therapy through updated guidance

Using patient experience to improve outcomes after treatment

The Transforming Care After Treatment (TCAT) programme aims to improve care for people...

An overview of ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer

This article provides an overview of ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer and the types...

Managing toxicities in patients on ceritinib therapy

The management of patients on therapies is an important part of the lung cancer nurse...

Helping patients adhere to ceritinib therapy

The previous articles in this supplement have outlined the role of the lung cancer nurse...

Introduction

Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer mortality in the UK, accounting for...

The psychological and psychosocial effects of head and neck cancer

A diagnosis of head and neck cancer can be physically and emotionally debilitating. The...

A collaborative approach to delivering health and well-being events to people affected...

Health and well-being events form part of the recovery package for people living with and...

Nursing care for patients undergoing pelvic exenteration for rectal cancers

Pelvic exenteration is an established surgical procedure aimed at removing primary locally...

Measuring quality of life in patients with myeloma

Myeloma is a potentially debilitating and life-limiting haematological cancer and...

Assessment and management of malnutrition in patients with lung cancer

Malnutrition is common in patients with cancer and is a major cause of morbidity and...

The effect of nurse-led navigation programmes on cancer patients’ outcomes

In England about two million people are living with and beyond cancer, a figure that is...

Myeloma patients’ self-reported experiences of care and treatment

This article examines how myeloma patients experience their care in NHS England, compared...

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