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Breaking bad news

Angela Hall gives a brief overview of the role of community nurses in breaking bad news to patients/clients.
Angela Hall, MSc, BSc (Hons), DN, RGN, PGCE, is a Community Tutor, University of Wales Swansea, previously Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist in Breast Care with Carmarthenshire NHS Trust.
Article accepted for publication: March 2005