Improving care planning in oncology nursing practice
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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.c8581

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nstott@nhs.net

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