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Oncology nurse consultant: what I learned about breaking bad news

A day in the life of an oncology nurse consultant, their leadership and clinical responsibilities, plus how services are bringing specialist cancer care closer to home

A day in the life of an oncology nurse consultant, their leadership and clinical responsibilities, plus how services are bringing specialist cancer care closer to home

As a consultant nurse at one of the UK’s leading cancer centres, I am responsible for assessing, diagnosing, treating and prescribing for colorectal cancer patients.

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre’s colorectal oncology service covers the whole of Cheshire and Merseyside. It is part of a trust that provides specialist cancer care via centres in Liverpool, Wirral and Aintree, as well as a treatment at home service and chemotherapy clinics in district general hospitals across Cheshire and Merseyside, enabling our patients to access a range of specialist services closer to home.

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