Macmillan Nurse

Macmillan Nurse

A specialised oncology nurse in the UK who is funded from various sources, in particular by the Macmillan Cancer Support charity, and works alongside cancer and palliative care teams in hospitals, hospices or in outreach programmes.

Macmillan Nurse, minimum selection criteria 
• First-level nurse registration;
• 5+ years’ post-registration clinical experience, with at least 2 years in cancer or palliative care;
• A degree in either palliative care or oncology.
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LAST Tuesday was International Nurses Day, and marked 40 years since the very first Macmillan nurse was appointed.
TUESDAY May 12 is International Nurses Day, and 2015 marks 40 years since the very first Macmillan nurse was appointed.
They aim to be a source of support, helping with all the things people affected by cancer want and need which is why this year's employee fundraising campaign at npower is to raise PS203 each - the equivalent of funding a Macmillan nurse for a day.
Through the project, the father-oftwo has been supported by Louise Pickering, the Macmillan Nurse Primary Care in Llangollen, and Jennifer Jones, the Macmillan Cancer Support Worker based in Wrexham Maelor Hospital.
My late cousin was a dedicated Macmillan nurse herself, providing a range of vital support to people affected by cancer every day.
Mike's wife Jean, 53, has worked as a Macmillan nurse at Llandough Hospital for eight years.
The father-of-two has been supported by Louise Pickering, the Macmillan nurse primary care in Llangollen, and Jennifer Jones, the Macmillan cancer support worker based in Wrexham Maelor Hospital.
Former Macmillan nurse Darryl Earnshaw who was diagnosed with cancer herself and used Macmillan Cancer Care >
But my partner's granddad died of cancer five years ago, and he was never able to have a Macmillan nurse because we have so few in the city.
He had been cared for by a Macmillan nurse, who former councillor Nan, of Glenrothes, said had been "invaluable".
The first Macmillan nurse teams were established in 1975.