Vaccinations for all children, along with upgraded screening for HPV ‘will save lives’
Analysis of global data reveals 11 million sepsis-related deaths in 2017
Individuals and teams now have until 7 February to nominate themselves or a colleague
Unions suspend industrial action after securing offer in crunch talks with health minister
UK government had promised to review ‘not fit for purpose’ benefits system last July
‘Compassion fatigue’ is cited as an occupational hazard – but what support is available?
Taboos over intimacy and sex prevent people affected by cancer treatment seeking help
A charity trains hairdressers to style wigs for people who lose their hair in chemotherapy
How nurses can best support patients experiencing cancer and the menopause
Ringing an end of treatment bell is spreading in the NHS, but not everyone welcomes it
Myths about human papillomavirus could have damaging effects on women’s lives
The RCN has published a competency framework for the academic and career pathways of nurses
Olaparib can be a first-line treatment for ovarian cancer rather than after chemotherapy
According to a study this app increases efficiency and improves patient experience
A self-help app offers people who have cancer-related fatigue support, advice and tips
New drug is 'biggest advance' seen for some time in treating certain lung cancers
Biosimilars are biological drugs that reproduce the effects of more expensive drugs
The RCN has issued guidance on how to discuss and reflect on challenging incidents at work
RCN Glove Awareness week stresses correct use of gloves and how nurses can protect their skin
The treatment is being undervalued in cancer care, experts say
RCN sets out competencies for healthcare staff in relation to adult safeguarding
Breast Cancer Care urges Health Education England to fund continuing professional development programmes to equip staff with the knowledge and skills to help people with secondary breast cancer
A new guide, Working with Cancer, aims to support men to continue working after a diagnosis, saying that doing so can help recovery by providing something other than cancer to focus on and keeping things ‘normal’
People with bowel cancer who had colonoscopies tended to live longer, study shows
Infections and gastrointestinal symptoms most common reasons for readmission
Lower levels of a protective bacteria put women at greater risk of developing ovarian cancer
Study finds reduced risk of prostate cancer among men with a specific DNA variation
Children with Wilm’s tumour may no longer need nephrectomies
A chemical drunk before surgery can make brain cancer easier to diagnose and monitor
Incidence of myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplasia higher in women treated for breast cancer
Researchers find suicide risk is highest in the first six months of a cancer diagnosis
More than one third of all children with cancer in the US die in an institutional setting
Understanding outpatient palliative care referrals among thoracic medical oncologists
Analysis of succesfully communicating prognosis for people with head and neck cancer
Randomised controlled trial of bed rest optimisation to reduce obstacles in chemotherapies
Lambeth Council are appealing to all members of the caring community
Newly qualified Mental Health Nurse Luke Pybus, from Somerset, is delighted he made the career move to work in Wales.
Sian Thomas, a Consultant Nurse for Child Health in South Wales, and Nurse of the Year 2016, talks about why everyone looking for a rewarding nursing career should put Wales at the top of their list.
Clinical nurse specialists and clinical research nurses can work collaboratively to promote opportunities for research and improve patients’ experiences before, during and after trials.
Most nurses enter the profession to make a real difference to people’s lives, and our Registered Mental Health nurses are no different. What sets them apart, however, are the incredible lengths they go to, to make it happen.
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