This article reports the findings of a service-user evaluation project undertaken in response to the local uro-oncology clinical nurse specialist position coming under threat. A focus group and telephone interviews were conducted with service users who had experienced support from the uro-oncology nurse, to highlight the value of the role. Patients were positive about their experiences of the nurse in post, and the function and support the role provided. Ideas around gender and the importance of information giving emerged, providing useful recommendations for services, health professionals, and future research.
Cancer Nursing Practice. doi: 10.7748/cnp.2018.e1469Citation
Barrasin E, Appleton D (2018) Patients’ experiences of the uro-oncology clinical nurse specialist: the value of information giving. Cancer Nursing Practice. doi: 10.7748/cnp.2018.e1469Peer review
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Published online: 20 April 2018
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