Analysis

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...

Kate Granger and her lasting legacy

A simple message of patient care and understanding

Nurses must get involved in implementing the cancer plan

National cancer director Cally Palmer outlines her vision

Investment in cancer aftercare may ease the path to recovery

Supporting people who survive cancer has been one of the main priorities for the NHS in...

Cancer nurses give views on revalidation

At the beginning of this month, the first nurses to use the new revalidation system...

Revamped Cancer Drugs Fund urged to monitor outcomes

A revamped Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) is due to be launched in April, but the public accounts...

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...

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...

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