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My thoughts on my pediatric oncology placementSubscription
Despite regularly looking after patients with cancer when working as a care assistant, Danielle is now facing her fear of working with paediatric cancer.
Clinical nurse specialist, Dr Victoria Harmer, used her role as an advisor on Eastenders to help the public understand the impact Peggy Mitchell’s breast cancer diagnosis would have in real life
Dementia is a complex issue and affects individuals and their families in different ways.
Over 25 years since the first Teenage Cancer Trust unit opened in London, says Sam Smith, on a model ensuring nurses have age-specific expertise to deliver holistic care to teenagers and young people
We talk to Laura Croan, Northern Ireland’s only lymphoma clinical nurse specialist, based at Belfast City Hospital, who has been a nurse for 12 years.
By creating a ‘one stop clinic’ for people concerned about possible cancer symptoms, Morecambe Bay Hospital aimed to address the fears preventing early detection. Richard Turner, urological clinical nurse specialist, explains.
'Weight loss in cancer patients causes distress'Subscription
Weight loss is often associated with treatment and viewed as an inevitable consequence of the disease or its treatment.
Health promotion is part of every nurse’s role but conversations are not always easy to start. Practice nurse and health promotion enthusiast, Jaqui Walker, explains how World Cancer Research Fund can help
'Staff wellbeing is crucial for patient safety'Subscription
Macmillan Cancer Support response to annual nursing survey