Two measures designed to reduce the incidence of cancer have been announced today by the Department of Health in Northern Ireland.
Routine vaccination of girls aged 12 or 13 years with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Scotland has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical disease in later life, according to a UK study.
Digital and data experts are to join national cancer and mental health policy teams at NHS England to help them make the best use of technology.
A leading charity has highlighted the importance of supporting pancreatic cancer patients with their psychological health, after a UK survey revealed people’s needs are not being met.
The first mesothelioma clinical nurse specialist in the UK to focus on patients with an armed forces or military background has had her funding extended so she can become whole-time equivalent.
A team of nursing staff in the North West have set up a smear test clinic for hospital employees in a bid to help encourage those who are busy caring for patients, to look after themselves too.
Proposals have been revealed to scrap the blanket four-hour access target in accident and emergency departments in favour of a new approach that prioritises the most acutely unwell patients.
A staff nurse whose husband died of pancreatic cancer seven years ago, has called for the disease to be considered a “cancer emergency” as she gets ready to take on a charity challenge in his memory.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals are being called on to support the first national cervical screening campaign to increase the number of women attending across England.
A professor leading a review into national cervical, breast and bowel examination schemes has called for nurses and other staff members to give ideas and views to help inform recommendations for the future of cancer screenings.