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.

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...
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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...

An integrated model for breast cancer and palliative care

The clinical management of patients with advanced breast cancer is complex and patients’...

Encouraging shared decision making on treating men who have prostate cancer

Men diagnosed with localised prostate cancer often have a choice about treatment. This...
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Patients who smoke

Aim To explore healthcare professionals’ attitudes towards patients with cancer who smoke...

Development and implementation of nursing grand rounds in a cancer centre

This article describes the process of developing and implementing nursing grand rounds to...

Nurse-led clinic for men receiving targeted therapies for metastatic hormone-relapsed...

The advent of novel targeted treatments with strict monitoring requirements for men with...

Learning from patient experience

UK cancer policy aims to improve the quality of cancer services and enhance the experience...

Usefulness of written information in treatment choice for men with low-risk prostate...

Active surveillance (AS) is a treatment option offered to men with low-risk prostate cancer...

Patients’ perceptions of end of treatment consultations for breast cancer

This article presents results from a service evaluation exploring the effect of end of...

Patients’ views of support after cancer treatment

A dramatic reduction in contact with health professionals six months after treatment for...

Role of care co-ordinators in cancer clinical nurse specialist teams

Strategic interest in the skill mix of the healthcare workforce has acknowledged the...

Can case management improve cancer care?

In 2012, Macmillan Cancer Support partnered with 15 NHS health providers in the UK to fund...

Nurse-led telephone assessments for patients receiving ipilimumab

This article discusses the development of a nurse-led, telephone assessment service (TAS) in...

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