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‘This is no dream world’

It is not all as grim as a disheartened student might think, writes Richard Henry

European cancer nurses must work together

Daniel Kelly was disappointed by Brexit but he urges oncology nurses across the EU to

Without a clear path, senior nurses are lost

Financial uncertainty and a lack of defined career pathways mean specialist staff get stuck...

Embracing the brave new world

NHS England’s new cancer plan is a chance to shape care delivery, says Richard Henry.

Online tool will improve access to pancreatic cancer trials

Nurse specialist Jeni Jones explains the importance of clinical trials for this patient group

I advised EastEnders star Barbara Windsor on cancer storyline

Clinical nurse specialist Victoria Harmer explains her role as medical adviser to TV’s...

Dying men defy taboos about prostate cancer to help others

Clinical lead at Prostate Cancer UK explains the importance of sharing end of life stories

Clear thinking after chemotherapy

Richard Henry, a lecturer in cancer nursing, talks about thinking clearly after cancer...

Giving a helping hand to cancer survivors

The support worker’s role in cancer care is valuable, but its scope, criteria and training...

Point of view - Clear thinking

Most of us will be familiar with the term ‘chemo brain’. It sounds almost like a term of...

Point of view - We must nurture hope

It may seem puzzling that BBC newsreader George Alagiah described himself as being a ‘richer...

Empowering patients with secondary breast cancer

Catherine Priestley, a clinical nurse specialist, describes a resource pack that can help to...

RCN's centenary offers a chance to reflect on a century of change

Former RCN president Lucy Ottley once said: ‘What an opportunity we have to guide the future...

A change for the better

Revalidation, one of the most significant changes to the regulation of nurses and midwives,...

Keep your eyes – and mind – open to signs of domestic abuse

Abuse is often hidden behind an 'ordinary' relationship, says RCN Nurse of the Year Amanda...

An ideal opportunity

Petra Stolz-Baskett describes how a European Oncology Nursing Society travel grant allowed...

Point of view - Uncharitable opinions

Charities have been in the news a lot recently, but sadly not for their good works.

Voices - Being a Care Maker means sharing the spirit of the 6Cs, says Jane Cummings

Last month a celebration event was held for Care Makers – those volunteers who act as...

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