News and practice for cancer nurse specialists
An evaluation of a complementary therapy service showed that these therapies can improve overall wellbeing of patients with cancer and their carers
End of life care
As the majority of patients with urological cancers die in hospital, urology and continence nurses have an important role to play in the end-of-life care team
Survival rates for nine out of 10 common cancers are lower than the European average in the UK, despite rapid improvements in diagnosis and treatment since the end of the 1990s, a major study has shown.
Many carers don’t realise there is support available to help them in their role. So as one of the people they may turn to, you’re vital in helping us to identify and support them.
According to a study conducted by the Royal College of Physicians, every year second-hand smoke results in more than 165,000 new episodes of disease among children, 300,000 primary care consultations, 9,500 hospital admissions and around 40 sudden infant deaths.
When you meet someone with cancer are you confident to talk to them about their condition and its effect on their life?