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Infection prevention and control (IPC) is the focus of this issue of BJN, with an article on photon disinfection technologies used to reduce the bioburden in hospitals. Winners of the Infection Prevention Nurse of the Year in the BJN Awards 2023 describe their work on increasing hepatitis C testing in marginalised groups. A third IPC article looks at how hand hygiene can be improved. Another article examines providing an independent second check of medication. This issue also includes the Oncology supplement, in association with the UK Oncology Nursing Society (UKONS). There is an overview of advances in the treatment of myeloma and a discussion of online resources on cancer to support student nurses. Another article discusses providing personalised care for patients undergoing cytoreductive surgery. A runner-up in the Oncology Nurse of the Year category of the BJN Awards 2023 describes how digital technology has improved breast cancer care.