Resources and links for nurses caring for women with ovarian cancer
National Cancer Peer Review Programme Find all the resources including those relating to gynaecological cancers.
NHS Constitution for England released in Jan 2009
Department of Health initiatives
National Cancer Action Team Report on Clinical Nurse Specialists (Nov 2010). Download the report by clicking on the link to the right.
National Cancer Action Team - Clinical Nurse Specialists in Cancer Care; Provision, Proportion and Performance - A census of cancer specialist nurse workforce in England 2010 (Dec 2010). Download this report by clicking on the link to the right.
The Cancer Reform Strategy
The Cancer Reform Strategy has had a major impact in developing initiatives such as NAEDI which has already delivered key messages on the symptoms of ovarian cancer for both the public and health professionals.
National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative (NAEDI) Latest updates
The NCSI was launched in September 2008 with the aim of improving patients' experience of living with and beyond cancer. This initiative will, in the future, impact directly on the care and information provisions for women with ovarian cancer.
National Cancer Survivorship Initiative (NCSI) Latest Updates
End of Life Care Strategy
The End of Life Care Strategy was published in July 2008. An interactive website featuring case studies across a variety of settings, aims to share regularly updated materials with the aim of highlighting good practice in End of Life Care.
Royal College of Nursing campaigns
'Dignity: at the heart of everything we do' launched in 2008.
Press Release 24 February 2010 for a campaign launched in prior to the general election, to protect the role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist.