Issue : 13 July 2016
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It can be difficult for your patients to know what their options are when it comes to work. They may feel unsure about whether they should take a break, return to work or stay in their job during or after treatment.
'We must keep focus on mental health training'Subscription
Stories from nursing: dealing with deathSubscription
“Come in nurse I’ve just put the kettle on,” Gethin sounded calm - considering. He had called me early that morning with the news: “Agnes has gone nurse, I found her this morning. Can you come?”
This booklet can help people affected by cancer who want to ask someone they trust to manage their affairs, and plan how things will be passed on when they die.
The prestigious Macmillan Excellence Awards are now entering their fifth year.
Did you know the NHS Accessible Information Standard becomes law on 31 July 2016? Macmillan can support you in providing appropriate information to your patients.
Nearly 43,000 people a year are diagnosed with a colorectal or anal cancer in the UK. With treatment, 60% of them will survive for more than five years and whilst the majority will not develop any long-term effects, some will suffer from acute consequences of treatment.
5 minutes news summary: 16 July 2016Subscription
Despite rumours that Jeremy Hunt was on his way out, the news finally came on Thursday that he will retain his position as health secretary.
Is the NMC fit for purpose?Subscription
What is the role of regulation – and is it really protecting the public?
Can you advise this student nurse?