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Bowel cancer care: a day in the life of colorectal oncology nursing teams

The highs and lows of the roles as COVID pressures continue and teams tackle the backlog

What inspired me to become a nurse – and why I choose to stay

Nurses reflect on their route into the profession and what keeps them motivated

How a trauma-informed approach can improve gynaecological screening uptake

Gynaecological screening can be difficult for women with experience of sexual abuse

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Nurses, healthcare assistants and other nursing professionals from across the UK who have died during the COVID-19 pandemi

COVID-19: remembering the nursing staff who have lost their lives

Colleagues and families pay tribute to nursing professionals who have died across the UK

Common cancer medication errors and how to avoid them

Nurses should know how to reduce errors and improve patient safety

Giving bad news: tips on difficult conversations for cancer nurses

How to break bad news and provide emotional support to someone living with cancer

Apps, coaching and healthy food options at work: weight management support for nurses

Resources that can help you change how you think about food and lose weight while you sleep

Non-melanoma skin cancer: how to optimise patients’ outcomes and care experience

NMSC mortality is low, but nurses can ensure its impact on individuals is not downplayed

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How cancer nurses built new pathway for patient mental well-being

Early phase trials team helps people living with cancer to receive effective holistic care

Fear of cancer recurrence: how nurses can support people after successful treatment

For some patients such fears can be debilitating and may require psychological support

How to support and improve mouth care for people undergoing cancer treatment

Oral health may be overlooked by healthcare staff, but can lead to serious mouth problems

Ovarian cancer: how to improve early diagnosis and management of the ‘silent killer’

Nurses need to be alert to possible symptoms at the earliest stage

Chemotherapy: what you need to know about the safe handling of cytotoxic drugs

Nurses encouraged to learn more about dangers posed by cytotoxic drugs

How support workers have helped free up more time for cancer nurses to transform care

Macmillan’s 43 support workers have improved quality of service and patient experience

How to spot and act on the red flag signs of childhood cancer

Potential cases can be easily missed in primary care as symptoms mirror common ailments

Nurses and stress: how performing arts skills can improve self-care and communication

Training given by actors is helping NHS staff to look after themselves better
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Nurses’ time to shine: how to get started on your RCN Nursing Awards entry

Advice from winners, nominees and our chair of judges to help you celebrate your achievements

Hand hygiene: how can you be sure your workplace is getting it right?

Compliance is critical to patient safety, but monitoring it is far from straightforward

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