Nicola West, nurse consultant (breast care) and winner of the clinical nurse specialist award at the RCN Nurse of the Year Wales 2012, said: "The clinical nurse specialist in cancer care is the main key worker who provides specialist care and continuity for the patient and their family and who without doubt contributes to the better physical and psychological outcomes that we are now seeing for our patients in Wales.
What does CNP stand for?
CNP stands for Clinical Nurse Specialist
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Sue Gent, a Macmillan clinical nurse specialist in palliative care employed by South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, assisted staff on the programme.
Definition The clinical nurse specialist in critical care (CNS-cc) is an advanced nursing practice role in critical care (ANP-cc) who holds a minimum of a master's degree with clinical expertise in a critical care specialty.
This means that, at that time, Clinical Nurse Specialist would become a title protected by law and would only be usable by those with Georgia Board of Nursing advanced practice authorization as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.
IWAS extremely concerned to read that, aswith the last recessionwhen therewere a number of reports of clinical nurse specialists being returned to ward du ties, again the role of the clinical nurse specialist is being eroded to cut costs (Royal Liverpool hospital specialist nurses told towork general ward shifts,ECHOSeptember 27).
I WAS extremely concerned to read that, as with the last recession when there were a number of reports of clinical nurse specialists being returned to ward duties, again the role of the clinical nurse specialist is being eroded to cut costs ("Nurses' shifts changed to cut costs", Daily Post, September 27).
References: National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialist (NACNS) Statement on Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice and Education, 2004.