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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.

Award-winning project raises care standards and patient satisfaction

A project involving the introduction of a new discharge pathway has been recognised...

Assessing satisfaction with a nurse-led clinical trials clinic

This article reports the results of a patient satisfaction questionnaire used to...

Men’s experiences of urinary incontinence after prostatectomy

This integrated thematic literature review explored men’s experiences of urinary...

Effects of chemotherapy on patients’ cognitive function

Chemotherapy-related cognitive deficits in adult patients with colorectal cancer,...

Assessing the value of facilitated reflective practice groups

Clinical supervision is an effective way to provide support to staff. In cancer...

Focus on patients with a family history of cancer

The breast cancer risk assessment service (BCRAS) at Guy’s Hospital, London,...

Why novel treatments require changes in disease management

This article discusses the implications of introducing novel treatments into...

Understanding how targeted therapies work

This article briefly describes what is meant by ‘targeted cancer treatments’ and...

How an extended palliative care service has benefited patients

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (2004) guidance for improving...

Identifying patients at risk of neutropenic sepsis

An audit of mortality figures for patients undergoing chemotherapy for urothelial...

Prevention and management of treatment-related oral mucositis

A prospective, multinational study conducted in the United States, Europe,...

Holidays for people with cancer and life-threatening illnesses

Bournemouth is the setting for the Grove Hotel, which caters for guests with cancer...

Advances in treating metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

New and emerging treatments with the potential to extend survival are reshaping and...

Managing the side effects of vemurafenib therapy

The advice presented in this article reflects the consensus opinion of research and...

Services for women with metastatic breast cancer in the US

This article describes the experience of a nurse on an educational travel...

Chronic pain in breast cancer survivors

The 20-year relative survival rate for women diagnosed with breast cancer in...

Criteria for initiating end of life treatment in cancer critical care

As survival rates for patients with cancer improve, more patients are accessing...

The significant effects of childhood cancer on siblings

Each year in the UK about 1,500 children are diagnosed with cancer. While survival...

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