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 telephone triage for people with suspected colorectal cancer

The two-week rule was introduced to address delays in cancer diagnosis. It requires patients...

Radiotherapy for patients with prostate cancer

Radiotherapy is the most commonly used treatment for patients with localised prostate cancer...

How play specialists can reduce use of anaesthesia during radiotherapy

Radiotherapy practice is complex and daunting for children. With the support of a health...

Impact of genome sequencing on cancer research and treatment

Since the sequence of the human genome was first published in 2003, nowhere has its effect...

Managing patients with metastatic breast cancer and experience of eribulin

Management of patients with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) is changing with the development...

Role of specialist liaison nurses in caring for young adults

As the needs of teenagers and young adults (TYAs) with cancer are complex and different to...

Contribution of biobanks to care services

Approaches to the management of patients with cancer have been revolutionised by the ability...

Patient satisfaction with telephone follow up after treatment

The National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death highlighted the need to...

Effect of chemotherapy-induced nausea on patients’ quality of life

The aim of this review was to synthesise and critique the evidence on patients experiencing...

Is venepuncture in the ipsilateral arm safe?

Surgical advances in the treatment of breast cancer have significantly reduced patient...

Managing patients with resectable colorectal liver metastases

The liver is the most common site for colorectal cancer metastases. Surgical resection is...

Female sexual health after a cancer diagnosis

Sexual problems are common after any cancer treatment, but particularly for gynaecological...

How patients can use tablet devices to learn about surgical procedures

The aim of this project was to develop a patient education resource using a tablet device to...

Increasing communication and self-care skills for front line staff in cancer care

The aim of this project was to conduct a needs assessment of communicating in difficult...

Chronic viral hepatitis and hepatocellular carcinoma in immigrant populations

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), or primary liver cancer, is a growing public health problem...

Stratified follow up: supporting patients to self-manage

Changing the way people are supported after cancer treatment is a national priority to...

Acceptability and safety of telemedicine to assess patients before chemotherapy

This project evaluated the acceptability and safety of using telemedicine to assess patients...

Information and psychosocial needs of families of patients with cancer in critical care...

A cancer diagnosis and treatment trajectory can have a significant effect not only on the...

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