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The impact of an immuno-oncology service at a regional cancer centre based in the north west of the UK

The authors' regional cancer centre—the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust (CCC) is a tertiary cancer centre in the north west of England, serving a population of 2.3 million people. The...

Challenges faced by people with a stoma: peristomal body profile risk factors and leakage

The Ostomy Life Study 2019 has provided information about the daily lives and concerns of new and experienced individuals living with a stoma. Detection of stoma output under the baseplate and leakage...

Co-constructing conversations about suicide: the Meeting Space Framework

Pesut and Thorne (2007) discussed the necessity of nurses adopting an orientation to spirituality in practice and a reciprocal role based on humanity. Noticing and responding to suicidal persons is...

Adaptation of a stoma care pathway and use of telephone clinics during the pandemic: patient experience survey

CUH is one of the largest Trusts in the country, with a capacity of over 1000 acute beds across its sites (Addenbrooke's Hospital and The Rosie Hospital). In terms of stoma care, it is a specialist...

‘Pinholes in my arms’: the vicious cycle of vascular access

To gain insight and understanding of how patients make sense of living with a CVAD..

Impact of volunteers in the emergency department

Of the 241 questionnaires distributed, 203 were returned giving a response rate of 84.2%. Of the returned questionnaires, 151 patients were in the group in which the volunteer scheme was operating and...

Haemodialysis patients' experience with fatigue: a phenomenological study

The present qualitative-phenomenological study was performed to investigate haemodialysis patients' experience with fatigue. The authors hope that the results of this study lead the reader to a deeper...

Patients' experiences of living with multiple myeloma

To achieve the aim of the study a qualitative exploratory design was used; this was because it permitted an insight into the experiences of people from their perspectives. The study was completed in...

Experiences of wearing support garments by people living with a urostomy

A cross-sectional survey was conducted between 26 April and 16 May 2018. The data collection method was a questionnaire that requested information about the use of support garments, defined in the...

Health professionals' lack of knowledge of central venous access devices: the impact on patients

The aim of the study was to establish the transferability of the findings of the IPA study. The main objectives were to establish whether the following experiences were generalisable:.

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