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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.

Establishing a community of practice for clinical nurse specialists

This article describes the development of a community of practice for more than 55 clinical...

Developing a support service for teenage and young adult cancer survivors with...

Osteonecrosis is a recently established side effect of teenage and young adult (TYA) cancer...

How education on managing parental cancer can improve family communication

Aims When parents of young children are diagnosed with cancer there is an immediate effect...

Recurrent head and neck cancer: body image and concerns about sexuality

Aim The focus on recurrent head and neck cancer (HNC) care is typically geared toward...

Existential support needs following cancer treatment with curative intent

Aims Research in recent years reveals that people can experience a range of existential...

Managing change: developing a specialist nursing service for patients with secondary...

Since July 2015 Macmillan breast care nurses (BCNs) at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust,...

Adherence to low molecular weight heparin treatment by patients with cancer who develop...

Patients with cancer who are diagnosed with venous thromboembolism (VTE) are managed with...

Approaches to patient education in managing adverse events of ipilimumab

Malignant melanoma is an aggressive form of skin cancer. Patients with advanced disease have...

Management of patients with HPV-positive and negative oropharyngeal squamous cell...

A review of the impact of human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive squamous cell carcinoma of the...

Peripheral cannulae in oncology: nurses’ confidence and patients’ experiences

The insertion and care of peripheral intravenous cannulae (PIVCs) is a role performed by...

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...

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