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.

Physical activity levels of lung cancer survivors

The aim of this service evaluation was to establish current activity levels of lung cancer...

How patients’ feedback was used to redesign a head and neck service

This article describes the findings of a modified experience-based co-design project to...

Identifying and meeting survivorship needs

This article reports on the development and delivery of a nurse-led end of treatment...

Improvement of chemotherapy practice and quality of care

There has been increased pressure on chemotherapy day units in recent years due to a rise in...

Holistic needs assessment: Rationale and practical implementation

Many people are living with or beyond a cancer diagnosis in the UK. The vision of the...

An assessment of the value of music therapy for haemato-oncology patients

The aim of this service evaluation was to assess the value of music therapy for adult...

A nurse-led psycho-education programme for Chinese carers of patients with colorectal...

Aim To evaluate the efficacy of a nurse-led, telephone, psycho-education programme in...

Parents’ spiritual and religious needs in young oncology

Aim To identify the spiritual and religious needs of young people with cancer. This article...

Adherence to oral chemotherapy: a review of the evidence

Oncology is rapidly changing. Over the past few years there has been an increase in the...

Exploring patients’ knowledge expectations during the illness trajectory

Aim To explore patients’ knowledge expectations in relation to the content and meaning of...

The role of discharge co-ordinator in oncology

Aim To explore, develop and support the role of discharge co-ordinator. Method Data were...

Investigating aspirin use to prevent bowel cancer or its progression

Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK, causing significant physical and...

Findings from the National Mesothelioma Experience Survey

This article reports on the results of the National Mesothelioma Experience Survey, which...

Women’s view of 23-hour hospital discharge following mastectomy

Aim To evaluate the experience of women who underwent mastectomy without reconstruction as...

Development of a wellbeing clinic for patients after colorectal cancer

This article explores colorectal cancer patients’ experiences of a wellbeing clinic that...

Understanding and responding to spiritual and religious needs of young people with...

Aim To identify the spiritual and religious needs of young people with cancer, and to...

Patient satisfaction with information on late effects

A patient survey was conducted to determine satisfaction with information provision during...

Co-ordination of supportive care needs in metastatic breast cancer

Clinical nurse specialists (CNSs) play an important part in the delivery of care to patients...

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