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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

COVID-19: diary of a cancer nurse specialist

Prostate Cancer UK's John Robertson shares an account of a typical day

Cancer care: how online exercise plans can boost patient recovery and quality of life

Nurses should promote online exercise support to people with cancer

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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

Glove use and vaccinations: what the COVID-19 guidance says

There has been some confusion over whether gloves should be worn by vaccinators

Empathy at the end of life: how to care without compromising your well-being

A cancer nurse specialist shares her experience of learning self-care in her new book

How genomics is changing cancer nursing

What nurses working in cancer care need to know about genomics

How to use social media to get health messages to patients and the public

Use digital technology to support self-management and communicate with hard-to-reach groups

Cervical cancer: how nurses can help reverse the fall in screening uptake

Nurses need to allay people’s fears about screening – and in doing so could save lives

Domestic abuse: how to spot the signs and support colleagues who may be affected

Nurses in all sectors will have contact with victims, but can also be at risk themselves

Best apps for nurses: the help that’s just a click away

The smartphone apps that support your practice and can make your home life easier too

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