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Focus on nurse workforce development will bolster cancer services

The updated RCN career and education framework will provide a toolkit for developing the cancer nursing workforce in the face of debilitating staff shortages

The updated RCN career and education framework will provide a toolkit for developing the cancer nursing workforce in the face of debilitating staff shortages

Workforce development needs regular review as part of an overall strategy to ensure nurses provide high-quality care for people with cancer. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, calls had been made to address staff shortages in cancer nursing and to develop the workforce in specialist cancer services and roles.

Since COVID-19, research by the European Society for

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