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Cancer care: how can nurses help reduce inequalities faced by BAME patients?

Cancer patient experience research commissioned by NHS England reveals ‘deeply disturbing’ findings

What will the ‘new normal’ look like for nursing?

COVID-19 is going to be with us for a while – as are some of the related changes to care

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Nurse pay: will the ‘clap for carers’ sentiment mean anything come negotiation time?

The government now has a chance to reflect the nation’s gratitude in its pay awards

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Remote nursing consultations: how to get them right

Video consultations are here to stay. Here’s how to prepare for this ‘new normal’ in care

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Someone washing their hands. It is important to wash hands thoroughly at the end of a shift. Picture: iStock

COVID-19: the steps to take when your shift ends to stay safe at home

Online sources list rigorous steps to take– but what do the experts say?

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COVID-19: nurses say they are not getting adequate PPE

A survey by Nursing Standard finds front-line staff fear for their lives

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COVID-19: a guide to the big issues for nurses

Frequently asked questions on issues such as self-isolation, sick pay and redeployment

Picture shows a woman studying. Many nurses are using holidays to do continuing professional development and paying for it themselves, according to a survey by Cancer Nursing Practice.

Cancer nurses do compulsory training in their own time, our survey shows

Many use their holidays to do continuing professional development and pay for it themselves

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COVID-19 emergency register for nurses: how it will work in practice

UPDATED Final-year nursing students and ex-registrants to be deployed to boost the workforce

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COVID-19: diary of a nurse in self-isolation

A nurse lecturer’s personal account of the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on her family

Picture shows medic writing on clipboard. If a resuscitation attempt is inappropriate and no DNACPR order is in place, you must be ready to defend your decision.

What nurses need to know if they decide not to attempt CPR

Be prepared to defend your actions if no DNACPR order is in place

Picture shows a light micrograph of a cervical smear revealing epithelial cells infected with HPV. In this patient, the smear would be considered borderline abnormal.

Cervical cancer: how nurses can dispel myths and offer support around HPV

Myths about human papillomavirus could have damaging effects on women’s lives

Nurses' mental health: how managers can tackle compassion fatigue...

‘Compassion fatigue’ is cited as an occupational hazard – but what support is available?

Sex and intimacy after cancer treatment: how to provide support and information

Taboos over intimacy and sex prevent people affected by cancer treatment seeking help

Coping with chemo: charity customises wigs for patients dealing with hair loss

A charity trains hairdressers to style wigs for people who lose their hair in chemotherapy

Cancer and the menopause: how nurses can support, educate and advocate for patients

How nurses can best support patients experiencing cancer and the menopause

End of treatment bells in cancer wards: sound of hope or upsetting jangle?

Ringing an end of treatment bell is spreading in the NHS, but not everyone welcomes it

In Laura’s name: the charity that aims to prevent suicide among nurses

The Laura Hyde Foundation campaigns for better mental health support for healthcare staff

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