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Coping with a complaint

As a profession, nurses have to accept that they might be the subject of a complaint at some...

Sue Morgan: Young people with cancer want more honesty from health professionals

A five-year research project shows that open and honest communication with health...

Marianne Wood: Smear tests save lives

With cervical screening uptake at a 19-year low in England, encouraging women to have a...

Demystifying cancer terms

The assumption that everyone knows everything there is to know about cancer needs to by...

Tales from an African hospice

Tracey Hinde from Leicester’s Loros hospice travelled to Malawi to see first-hand the...

Life as part of the 'Lost Tribe'...

Being diagnosed with cancer is life-changing. But when you're just beginning your career and...

Helping cancer recovery through physical activity

Susanne Cruickshank on the evidence that maintaining fitness levels during cancer treatment...

Advocacy: flexible support for older people affected by cancer

Providing a peer advocate role to people who are in cancer care settings.

Claire Taylor: Helping people to live better with and beyond bowel cancer

About half of those treated for rectal cancer will have debilitating bowel symptoms...

The more for less agenda doesn’t cut it

You can’t fault a cancer nurse’s work ethic, but rising workloads are having a significant...

Myeloma UK: patients need time and space to ask questions

A report from a national charity has found many myeloma patients are unsure what questions...

The bedside nurse

After 15 years in clinical cancer nursing, Lauren Knight took a job as a government policy...

Silent and deadly? A challenge to the popular portrayal of ovarian cancer

Nurses should deconstruct inaccurate and sensationalist presentations of cancer in the media

Susan Osborne: Shutting out the press keeps public in the dark about state of the NHS

Making the general public fully aware of the decline of the NHS would force the government...

Taking a retreat to recharge

Providing a holistic retreat to improve patients' well-being.

Gill Burgess: Decline in cervical cancer screening uptake is risking lives

Latest figures showing a further drop in screening coverage in England make increased...

A new standard of care for patients with cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support has developed a framework for improving patient and staff experience

The face of clinical studies

Clinical research nurses are a crucial link between patients and their care

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