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NHS England will fund new recruitment campaign, says chief nurse

National campaign will begin later this year, RCNi’s Cancer Nursing Practice conference 2018...

Gosport War Memorial Hospital

Gosport hospital deaths review found nurses’ warnings on opioids went unheeded

Review into hundreds of untimely deaths said night duty nurses were stifled when they spoke...

Expert panel to advise government on cannabis for medical use

Home secretary says government plans to reschedule banned drug if review identifies ‘...

FtP is about patient safety, not private behaviour, RCN tells regulator

Some outcomes suggest ‘moral policing’, with nurses being held to a different standard,...

Prime minister Theresa May and health secretary Jeremy Hunt at a hospital with a nurse

Government's NHS funding boost is 'no long-term solution' without social...

RCN and social care leaders call for extra investment to shore up home care services

Confed 18 looks to the future of the NHS workforce

Confed 18 fringe imagines working life in the NHS in 2026

Analysis

Protecting cancer nurses' health from work hazards and pressures...

Cancer nurses handling chemotherapy drugs have called for urgent research regarding health...

Exclusive: The threats to safety faced by nurses who work alone

Nurses who work alone are subject to a multitude of dangers

The 'unacceptable' pressures of staffing and funding shortages on cancer care...

Cancer Nursing Practice has been talking to nurses to find out how cancer services are being...

End of life care

Nurses struggle to provide good end of life care

Lack of time, training and staff take its toll on quality palliative care, an exclusive...

Road block looms over bid to link pay to productivity

This latest article in our series on the 2018 pay negotiations looks at what is shaping up...

End of Life

Survey reveals end of life care compromised

Difficulties in delivering a dignified death intesify

Clinical update

Thyroid cancer treatment recommended by NICE

New guidance by The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence sets out...

New drug therapy for myeloma

A collaboration between Cancer Drugs Fund and National Institute for Health and Care...

New drug available for head and neck cancer patients not responding to chemotherapy

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence recommends nivolumab is made available...

Kidney cancer

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has helped people with advanced kidney...

Screening and management of long-term consequences of myeloma and its treatment

Life expectancy rates for patients who have myeloma, which affects areas of the body where...

Infusion therapy

Infusion therapy

Ensuring the safest care for patients undergoing infusion therapy through updated guidance

Policy briefing

Secondary breast cancer

Secondary breast cancer: charity’s study reveals inadequate levels of care and support

Breast Cancer Care urges Health Education England to fund continuing professional...

Support for men with cancer to keep working

A new guide, Working with Cancer, aims to support men to continue working after a diagnosis...

NICE quality standard on suspected cancer

New guidelines published by NICE look to improve standards of care in cancer diagnoses.

Planning for care

Our commitment to you for end of life care

Government's response to the Choice Review sheds new light on the commitments made to...

Journal scan

Vitamin D

Higher vitamin D level associated with lower risk of total cancer

Japanese study suggests beneficial effects for prevention of cancer in all sites

Colorectal cancer

Study finds high levels of anxiety and depression among survivors of colorectal cancer

Dutch and UK researchers measure quality of life for people ten years after initial diagnosis

Diet

High-fibre diet reduces risk of breast cancer by 25%, research suggests

US study examined food intake of more than 2,000 women living with and beyond breast cancer

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular disease leading cause of death in women with breast cancer

US study finds around 90% patients with early or advanced stage disease had at least one...

Digital rectal examination

Prostate cancer screening: a systematic review of digital rectal examinations in...

Canadian and UK researchers evaluate data from seven studies to review the diagnostic...

Medical cannabis

Opioids: study suggests improving the debilitating effects of cancer treatments with...

Exploring the use and efficacy of medicinal cannabis as a safe treatment option for people...

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Nursing Standard podcast: Could parliament's Brexit chaos be the catalyst for...

Episode 7 of the Nursing Standard podcast has an interview with nurse peer Baroness Mary...

Nursing student bursary was ‘far from ideal,’ says nurse MP Maria Caulfield

The nursing student bursary should not be championed as the best way to train nurses and new...

'Integrate the four fields of nursing,' leading academic tells the Nursing...

A two-stream system should be introduced to replace the four fields, nurse leader tells...

Deborah Rowberry

Nursing Standard podcast: Foundation years for nursing students

Universities may need to use foundation years to ensure students can meet new registration...

Melanie Davies with nurse award

Nursing Standard podcast: RCNi Nurse Awards 2018

RCNi nurse of the year 2017 Melanie Davies talks about her achievements

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Nursing Standard podcast: End of year Christmas quiz

Get 2018 off to a winning start with this week’s Nursing Standard podcast Christmas quiz and...

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Wales offers a great quality of life for the newly qualified nurse

Newly qualified Mental Health Nurse Luke Pybus, from Somerset, is delighted he made the...

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Working in Wales can really take you places in your career

Sian Thomas, a Consultant Nurse for Child Health in South Wales, and Nurse of the Year 2016...

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Clinical trials – improving patient experience

Clinical nurse specialists and clinical research nurses can work collaboratively to promote...

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