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.

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...

Patients’ experiences of coping with nodal relapse of melanoma

Aim To explore patients’ information and support needs when diagnosed with nodal relapse of...

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...

Management of patients with low-risk febrile neutropenia

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in the UK advocates that patients with...

Exploring the education and information needs of patients on oral anticancer medicines

Aim To explore the education and information needs of patients taking oral anticancer...

The value of stress relieving techniques

The aim of this service evaluation was to assess the value of receiving rapid stress...

Role of lung cancer nurse specialists in recruiting patients to clinical trials

Facilitating access to anti-cancer treatment is an important factor in improving prognosis...

Efficacy of a late effects screening clinic led by nurses

With rising survival rates, there is emerging awareness of the long-term and late effects of...

Management of metastatic colorectal cancer and its implications for patients and nurses

The treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer has improved significantly in...

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