Royal College of Nursing (2019) A competency framework for nurses providing care to people with breast cancer. London: RCN.
Royal College of Nursing and UK Oncology Nursing Society (2017) Career and education framework for cancer nursing: guidance for pre-registration nursing students, support workers in health and social care, registered nurses providing general or specialist cancer care. London: RCN.
Macmillan Cancer Support: Practical tools for healthcare professionals
Macmillan Cancer Support (2017) Thinking differently: Macmillan’s vision for the future cancer workforce in England. London: Macmillan Cancer Support.
The Cochrane Library: Cancer
Systematic reviews from the Cochrane Library. Topics include Cancer
NHS plans are all still current, updated editions have been delayed by Covid-19.
NHS Long Term Plan ambitions for cancer
National Cancer Transformation Board (2016) Achieving world class cancer outcomes: taking the strategy forward. London: NHS England.
Scottish Government (2016) Beating cancer: ambition and action. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.
Scottish Government (2020) Beating Cancer: Ambition and Action (2016) an update: achievements, new action, and testing change. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.
Wales Cancer Network (2016) Cancer delivery plan for Wales 2016-2020.
We would like to thank the RCN Cancer and Breast Care member community for their input into the development of this subject guide.