Improving access to clinical nurse specialists
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Improving access to clinical nurse specialists

Cally Palmer NHS England’s national cancer director and chief executive, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

NHS England’s Cally Palmer explains the national drive to reorder the workforce so that healthcare professionals working in cancer care can give more support to the patients who need it most

In 2014, the NHS Five Year Forward View set out a vision to deliver better prevention, swifter diagnosis and improved treatment and care for all cancer patients. In 2015, the Independent Cancer Taskforce published a report setting out how to achieve this vision in England.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 17, 2, 19-19. doi: 10.7748/cnp.17.2.19.s18

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