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Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS):
At the frontline of cancer treatment expertise and patient care

Explore the video series below to find out more


What are clinical nurse specialists and why do they matter to patients?


Professor Alison Leary, London Southbank University, explains why clinical nurse specialists are important to patient care.


Julia’s story



We hear first-hand from Lung CNS, Julia, as she shares a challenging yet rewarding experience in providing cancer care.


Faye & Sophia‘s story



As well as helping Faye navigate the complex cancer care pathway, Sophia has become a crucial support system for both her and her family.


I am a nurse because…



Hear first-hand insights from the voices of real cancer CNSs as they share their unique stories and highlight why #NursesMatter to them.


Who’s looking
after you?


Lesley Sheen, Nurse Consultant and Liam Barnes, Trustee Chair of the Laura Hyde Foundation, discuss mental health support for nurses and healthcare professionals in their day to day working life.

Devolved Nations – Wales


#ClinicalNurseSpecialists from Glan Clwyd Hospital like Jan, Natalie & their colleagues, are always there alongside patients to guide them through their cancer journey. The high-quality patient care that they provide is why #NursesMatter.


Devolved Nations – Scotland


With the majority of the cancer nursing workforce over 50, it’s vital we inspire the next generation of #ClinicalNurseSpecialists to be the patients’ advocate & make a difference.


Devolved Nations – Northern Ireland


“We are caregivers, we are counsellors, we are tea bringers, we are researchers.”



Contact us

If you’re interested in our work supporting cancer Clinical Nurse Specialists and want to learn more or are interested in working with us, please get in touch


GB-NON-06008 | Date of Preparation: May 2022