Analysis

Shake-up of flawed pay bands system could make it quicker to get to the top

The third of our series of articles setting the scene for the 2018 negotiations on nurses’...

Unions seize chance to modernise NHS pay structure with fairer grading

Nearly 15 years since the implementation of the Agenda for Change pay system, introduced to...

Reinstate nurse training budgets and make realistic pay offer, MPs tell the government

Commons health committee's report on the nursing workforce issues sweeping recommendations,...

Evaluating the progress of England's national cancer strategy...

NHS England has reached the halfway mark since it published its five-year cancer strategy in...

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...

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