Clinical update

Cervical cancer: how the NHS at-home HPV testing trial is being rolled out

Cervix home HPV testing kits will help address shortfall in screening attendance

Lung cancer or COVID-19? How to differentiate between their similar presentations

A new resource helps patients and nurses differentiate between the symptoms

COVID-19 vaccine and chemotherapy: advice and guidance

Latest guidance on COVID-19 vaccination for patients receiving systemic anticancer therapy

Long-COVID: what it means and how to manage the longer-term effects

Advice from NICE on how to care for patients with ongoing symptoms of the virus

Prescribing

Preparing to Prescribe toolkit: becoming a non-medical prescriber

Updated online resource is a step-by-step guide for nurses considering a prescribing course

Molecular model of human papillomavirus

Cervical cancer and screening: advice for nurses

Updated RCN guidance on cervical cancer covers vaccination recommendations and screening

Picture shows woman cancer patient lying in a hospital bed.

New treatment possibility for some cancer patients

Larotrectinib is approved by NICE as an option for NTRK fusion-positive solid tumours

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Cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: implications for people receiving cancer treatment

NICE has published new guidance about cancer care during the pandemic

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Nurse using a Clinical Frailty Scale

COVID-19: guidance on when to admit patients to critical care

NICE advises on assessing for frailty and including patients and carers in decision-making

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Infection control and the coronavirus

COVID-19: infection prevention and control advice for all healthcare settings

The government has issued advice for all healthcare workers

An illustration representing colorectal cancer. New guidance covers the management of local disease and secondary tumours.

Colorectal cancer: improving quality of life and survival

New guidance covers the management of local disease and secondary tumours

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Coronavirus under the microscope

Novel coronavirus: how to spot suspected cases

New government guidance for nurses stresses importance of infection control measures

Cancer-related fatigue: symptoms and management with Untire app

A self-help app offers people who have cancer-related fatigue support, advice and tips

Breast cancer nursing: your guide to new RCN competency framework

The RCN has published a competency framework for the academic and career pathways of nurses

Ovarian cancer and Olaparib: what nurses need to know

Olaparib can be a first-line treatment for ovarian cancer rather than after chemotherapy

ONCOassist app: what nurses need to know

According to a study this app increases efficiency and improves patient experience

Durvalumab: NICE recommends new lung cancer treatment

New drug is 'biggest advance' seen for some time in treating certain lung cancers

Biosimilars: a snapshot of latest developments

Biosimilars are biological drugs that reproduce the effects of more expensive drugs

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