More use should be make of specialist nurses

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7071.1547b (Published 14 December 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1547
  1. Ian Kunkler,
  2. Alison Tierney,
  3. Nora Jodrell,
  4. John Forbes
  1. Consultant clinical oncologist Department of Clinical Oncology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU
  2. Reader in nursing studies Macmillan lecturer in cancer nursing Department of Nursing Studies, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
  3. Senior lecturer in health economics Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh

    EDITOR,—Eva Grunfeld and colleagues' randomised trial in patients with breast cancer compared community follow up by general practitioners with follow up in a hospital oncology clinic.1 This is an important contribution to our understanding of selected consequences arising from competing surveillance regimens after treatment for operable breast cancer. The rising …

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