Improving care planning in oncology nursing practice
Natalie Stott Haematology research nurse, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen
This article describes a practice development project undertaken in an acute oncology unit in a large teaching hospital in Scotland. The project was designed to address care planning practice in the unit by introducing a pilot intravenous access care plan. The article discusses the review and audit process of the care plans previously used in the unit. The findings are discussed and areas for improvement and recommendations for future practice are outlined.
Nursing Standard. 25, 42, 33-39. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.06.25.42.33.c8581Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review