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.

Cannabinoids for the treatment of cancer-related pain: a systematic review

A review of evidence around potential medicinal use in treating cancer-related pain

Interventions to support male partners of women diagnosed with breast cancer

This literature review aims to evaluate the effectiveness of such interventions

Available chemotherapy treatment locations and uptake: a mixed methods study

How healthcare professionals currently offer alternative treatment locations to patients

Implementing hope-based interventions in adolescent and young adult cancer survivors

How the concept of hope can benefit adolescent and young adult cancer survivors

Systemic anticancer therapy handling safety

Healthcare workers’ awareness, knowledge, training and use of protection measures

Hypercalcaemia of malignancy: causes and management

Unless treated promptly hypercalcaemia of malignancy can progress quickly

Use of HbA1c screening for health promotion in surgical gynaecology oncology patients

How one trust identified that patients might benefit from a glycated haemoglobin blood test

A referral pathway to community pharmacy for patients on oral anticancer medication

This article looks at a study set out to establish the feasibility of a referral pathway

‘Other-unproven’: US research and its implications for complementary therapies in UK

Insights into ways complementary therapists could play a useful role in new models of care

Spirituality care: assessing the spiritual needs of people with cancer

Unmet spiritual needs can lead to distress and further aggravate a diagnosis of cancer

Unmet needs in patients with high risk uveal melanoma undergoing liver surveillance

This audit provides a snapshot of the issues faced by patients with a rare form of cancer

Effect of dilution and delivery speed on phlebitis after epirubicin chemotherapy

Ensuring the right concentration of saline could reduce risk of pain during administration

Is online chat a solution or barrier to communicating with people with prostate cancer?

Methods of communication have become less personal and more reliant on technology

Psychological effects of choosing active surveillance on men with prostate cancer

The psychological effects of active surveillance and how nurses can support patients

How people with myeloma perceive patient-reported outcome measures

Views of patients and family members about commonly used patient-reported outcome measures

Sexual activity after treatment for head and neck cancer: the experience of survivors

It is critical that healthcare providers meet the informational needs of this population

Coming out in cancer care: is disclosure of sexual orientation beneficial?

Nurses and other health professionals are expected to ask patients about sexual orientation

Collaborative working in cancer pain management

How a specialist palliative care team and acute pain service can work together