Analysis

Movement on nurse shortages and a pay battle not quite won: what’s in store for 2018

Nursing experts give their views on issues likely to shape the profession’s agenda in the...

Fulfilling every child’s right to good palliative care

Specialist children’s nurses in Scotland are improving access to palliative care services...

Inadequate support given to help people with the emotional toll of a diagnosis

Analysis of the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey for England highlights concerns in...

Reassessing the efficiency and functions of multidisciplinary teams for cancer

After more than 20 years since multidisciplinary teams were introduced, a damning new report...

How a ‘passport’ can cut times on cancer nurse training and ease the transition between...

Cancer nursing could be moving towards a UK standard of practice, with nurse training being...

Breast cancer therapy – what’s preventing better treatments?

Oncologists, clinical leads, pharmacists and research fellows at the Breast Cancer Drugs...

'We need to combat negativity'

Professor Dame Jessica Corner talks to Nursing Standard

Improving quality of life during and after cancer treatment

Cancer survival rates are rising, but should more be done to improve the quality of survival?

How is the Scottish cancer strategy faring one year after launch?

The government promised ‘world class’ cancer services – but the view from nurses suggests...

Exclusive: Nursing Standard-Sunday Mirror survey reveals realities of front-line nursing

Almost 60% of nurses feel stressed all or most of the time, according to an exclusive...

Funding and staffing main problems in delivering English cancer strategy

Two reports by charity Macmillan Cancer Support have highlighted the difficulties the NHS is...

‘Extremely worrying’ trend of cancelled cancer surgery in almost 60% of hospitals

NHS 62-day targets missed 11 months in a row as thousands of patients opting for elective...

New framework sets out expectations for all levels of cancer nursing practice

For the first time, a comprehensive vision has been produced for what cancer nursing should

Bring on the special forces

As more specialist lung cancer nurses are identified as being needed to boost survival rates

Staff and funding shortages cause delay in cancer strategy implementation

While the vision for ‘world-class’ cancer services was well received, a recent report by MPs

RCN warns 'pay restraint must end'

College makes case to review body

Is the government strategy on obesity a lost opportunity?

If obesity among children in the UK is not tackled soon, cancer and diabetes rates will soar

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