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GP receptionists should ‘deal more sensitively’ with patients

Telephone staff could put people off seeing their GP by asking about their symptoms,...

Oncology nurse creates shower tool to help women check their breasts

An oncology nurse has developed a new tool for women to check their breasts.

Cancer workforce figures will not be published, says Health Education England

Calls for data to be released to inform improvements in services

Stop 'disinvestment' in nursing to improve end of life care

An RCN seminar on end of life issues heard how action was needed to end ‘disinvestment’ in...

RCN sets out timetable for ANP accreditation project

The RCN is taking a phased approach to advanced nurse practitioner accreditation.

Bowel cancer could be detected earlier by GPs

Study shows patients have symptoms a year before emergency bowel cancer diagnosis.

Carers of patients with cancer highly rate nursing support

Almost half of carers surveyed praised nurses’ help.

Union invites public to thank nurses for the job they do

Unison aims to highlight work of nurses and other public servants ahead of government...

Nurse-led end of life service cuts admissions

Review finds London care coordination centre could save the NHS £350,000 a year, but needs...

Doctors’ predictions of when terminally ill patients will die vary widely

Research has shown a wide variation in doctors’ ability to predict accurately how long...

New end of life care approach for nurses

A national palliative care charity has developed a new approach to end of life care based on...

Chemotherapy mortality study highlights the importance of secondary cancer care nurses

Public Health England and Cancer Research UK publish study revealing 30-day mortality rates...

A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer

Musical about living with cancer aims to be 'rip-roaring' celebration

Kate Granger legacy celebrated by nursing students

Graduating nursing students support the #hellomynameis campaign

People who have had cancer want nurses to explain how to eat healthily

New research uncovers need for clear advice on nutrition

Hundreds of cancer patients were organ donors, new figures reveal

People with a history of cancer are being reminded they may be able to become organ donors...

Nurses help design 'home from home' for dementia patients and their families...

A lead dementia nurse has described the benefit of her hospital’s family support rooms which...

More than 100,000 cancer patients 'left in the dark' about side effects, says...

The charity Macmillan Cancer Support wants the NHS to ensure cancer patients recieve a care...

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