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Insufficient pain relief for cancer patients at end of life

An analysis of views given by more than 21,000 people on the quality of care provided to...

Vanguard sites move forward in improving cancer services

A year ago NHS England called for applications from organisations across the country to...

Royal College of Nursing celebrates a century of care

Cancer nursing is one of the roles highlighted in the RCN centenary exhibition, which opened...

Specialist carers have vital role in stubbing out lung cancer

Ten years ago the UK Lung Cancer Coalition (UKLCC) was established to improve outcomes for...

Regulator calls for whistleblowing policy to protect patients and nurses

A consultation has opened on plans for a national whistleblowing policy for the NHS in...

England's Chief nursing officer calls for input into new nursing strategy

Over the next few weeks, chief nursing officer for England Jane Cummings and her team will...

Better access to care would quell interest in assisted dying

The recently rejected bill on legalising assisted dying has triggered passionate debate,...

Moving on from where the Cancer Drugs Fund failed

When the Cancer Drugs Fund was launched in 2010, it was hailed as the solution to getting...

World class cancer service promised for UK by 2020

Nurses will need to play a crucial role if the ambitions set out in the five-year cancer...

NICE publishes draft guideline for care in final three days of life

Headlines once again focus on end of life care following publication of the National...

Plan for seven-day services receives mixed reception

Creating more seven-day services in the NHS in England has been one of the central themes of...

Award for colorectal nurse who shunned retirement and came back to work

A retired colorectal surgical nurse who missed her job so much that she returned to work for...

Nurse Awards finalist praised for sex therapy clinic treating cancer patients

A cancer nurse who established a sex therapy clinic has been named runner up in the cancer...

System is failing patients with longest waits for treatment since 2009

Cancer charities have warned that patients are being failed amid figures showing that a...

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