Award-winning project raises care standards and patient satisfaction
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Award-winning project raises care standards and patient satisfaction

Carol Davis Freelance writer

Carol Davis describes how the reorganisation of multidisciplinary working on a breast cancer surgery unit has reduced length of stay before discharge, and improved support and information giving

A project involving the introduction of a new discharge pathway has been recognised as joint best patient support initiative by Breast Cancer Care. Two audits have shown that the service has improved standards of care and reduced patient anxiety.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 11, 9,20-21. doi: 10.7748/cnp2012.11.11.9.20.c9407

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lisa.berry@rcnpublishing.co.uk

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