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Specialist nurses counsellor interventions at the time of diagnosis of breast cancer: Comparing 'advocacy' with a conventional approach (1999)
Journal Article
Ambler, N., Rumsey, N., Harcourt, D., Khan, F., Cawthorn, S., & Barker, J. (1999). Specialist nurses counsellor interventions at the time of diagnosis of breast cancer: Comparing 'advocacy' with a conventional approach. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 29(2), 445-453. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2648.1999.00902.x

Over recent years, specialist breast care nurses have become increasingly recognized as core members of any breast care team within the UK. Part of the role is to support patients at the highly stressful stage of receiving a diagnosis. This paper des... Read More about Specialist nurses counsellor interventions at the time of diagnosis of breast cancer: Comparing 'advocacy' with a conventional approach.

Same-day diagnosis of symptomatic breast problems: Psychological impact and coping strategies (1999)
Journal Article
Rumsey, N., Harcourt, D., Rumsey, N., & Ambler, N. (1999). Same-day diagnosis of symptomatic breast problems: Psychological impact and coping strategies. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 4(1), 57-71. https://doi.org/10.1080/135485099106405

'One-stop' clinics offering same-day investigation and diagnosis of symptomatic breast problems are becoming increasingly available. This randomized controlled trial compared the one-stop system (n = 416) with conventional arrangements (n = 375) invo... Read More about Same-day diagnosis of symptomatic breast problems: Psychological impact and coping strategies.