Patient empowerment through information
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Patient empowerment through information

Pender Sue Palliaitive Care Education Facilitator, Humber and Yorkshire Coast Cancer Network, Hull, care of East Riding Communuty Health NHS Trust, Beverley, East Yorkshire HU17 8BU Tel: 01482 886173

There is widespread agreement that patients should be informed about aspects of their illness, and encouraged to be active participants in their care. This article examines the issues around information giving to support patient empowerment.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 1, 6,32-38. doi: 10.7748/cnp2002.07.1.6.32.c8099

Correspondence

sue.pender@herch-tr.nhs.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review