Patients would like to be listened to and believed
Lizzie Morgan Clinical nurse specialist/clinical manager, Nottinghamshire Hospice
Go beyond assessing physical pain and ask how it affects people
Having been a cancer nurse for more than 12 years, I have assessed hundreds of patients’ pain and have seen how my assessment and actions have brought about improvements in what they are feeling.
Cancer Nursing Practice. 16, 10,14-14. doi: 10.7748/cnp.16.10.14.s13