Scottish cancer care slammed in survey



A charity has called on health boards to take urgent action after a major survey found some cancer patients are facing delays in diagnosis, poor care and a lack of communication.
Macmillan Cancer Support wants NHS boards to draw up plans to address the issues raised in the first Scottish cancer patient experience survey, commissioned jointly by the charity and the Scottish Government.
The second report on the survey of 4,835 patients has been published, providing analysis of the text comments left by 55% of the participants.
It found that while, on the whole, participants made more positive... read more

 
4 October 2016 in Health, Views: 39
Source: Scotsman
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