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The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre offers a set of guidelines to help staff manage immune-related adverse events. This initiative won the Cancer Nursing category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards
Newly announced funding to upgrade linear accelerators in England, and more generally advances in radiotherapy techniques, will help provide cutting-edge radiotherapy services to all. What are the implications for professionals?
Platelets should not be squandered: hospitals can use a range of strategies to become more efficient in the way they use this precious blood component. This article is accompanied by a self-assessment questionnaire so you can test your knowledge after reading it
Using patient education to reduce risk of VTESubscription
Venous thromboembolism is a condition that can be minimised when nurses take the lead with patient education to ensure they better adhere to treatment
The nurse’s role in therapeutic apheresisSubscription
Apheresis is a vital but little-known procedure that can be undertaken by nurses who have the necessary skills to understand the process and how to perform it successfully
Minimising VTE in patients with cancerSubscription
Patients with cancer are at increased risk of venous thromboembolism, which can be life-threatening. Health professionals and patients need to understand the risk factors
Nurses are taking increasingly complex and central roles in clinical research - they are coordinating trials centrally, recruiting participants, and collecting and sharing data
Managing and treating chronic kidney diseaseSubscription
Chronic kidney disease is irreversible, but management and treatment options are available to help patients self-manage the condition and maintain their quality of life
Red and white blood cells have a range of functions and a full blood count is the one of the most frequently requested routine tests to aid diagnosis
Recommendations aim to support sickle cell disease and thalassaemia specialist nurses