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Dementia

Many older hospital patients with dementia cannot communicate pain, suggests study

Researchers examined relationship between pain and delirium

NHS England will fund new recruitment campaign, says chief nurse

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

Joanna Doyle

‘Wales needs a national recruitment plan to support our new safe staffing law’

Safe nurse staffing lead wants to see an end to competition between employers

RCN demands bursary rethink as student numbers drop again

The number of students starting nursing courses in the UK is down for the second year

Yes to pay deal in Wales

NHS pay in Wales: health unions back three-year deal

Nurses will reach the top of their pay bands more quickly

EU nurses after Brexit

RCN welcomes report highlighting beneficial impact of EU staff on the health service

But college disagrees about preferential treatment to work in UK after Brexit

Analysis

RCNi launches interactive decision support tool created by nurses for nurses

Evidence-based resource aids clinical decision-making at the bedside

Suicide

Boosting support for people with cancer who are at high risk of suicide

Public Health England's examination of patients’ cause of death highlights the need for...

Time for action on the shortfalls in the cancer nursing workforce

Health Education England chief says problems are ever-increasing and a plan of action needs...

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...

Clinical update

NICE recommends drug to treat rare form of cancer

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence proposes drug for high-risk neuroblastoma

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...

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

Emotional vulnerability lower in breast cancer survivors over age 60, study finds

Lower levels of emotional distress reported in older patients following cancer survival

Reducing psychiatric symptoms in patients with a writing programme

Writing intervention group bid to reduce psychiatric symptoms in patients undergoing cancer...

Handgrip exercise may help assess cancer-related fatigue

Pilot study looks at handgrip fatiguing exercises as a subjective assessment

Digital rectal examination

Abnormal digital rectal examinations require urgent investigation for cancer, but the...

Digital rectal examinations may not be an accurate diagnostic tool for cancer in primary care

Pain

Professionals underestimate patients' pain, suggests comprehensive review...

Healthcare professionals should take heed of patients' self-assessment of pain, researchers...

Assessing dyspnoea to make people more comfortable at the end of life

Study looks at improving end of life care through the use of a dyspnoea assessment tool

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Amor Palada

Hear how a nurse-led acute response team dramatically reduced cardiac arrest

Series 3 Episode 6: Nurse practitioner Amor Palada talks about preventing cardiac arrest

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Daniel Gooding

Reaching out to nursing students via the internet

Series 3 Episode 4: how the online Student Nurse Project is connecting students nationwide...

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Baroness Mary Watkins

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...

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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...

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'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...

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Deborah Rowberry

Nursing Standard podcast: Foundation years for nursing students

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

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Luke Pybus

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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Sian Thomas

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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