Why cervical cancer patients are being let down: Charity warns women are 'not getting the care and support they need'



Cervical cancer patients are not being given vital support to cope with the side effects of treatment, a new report claims.
Almost a third of sufferers felt there was a lack of psychological help available after treatment.
While 94 per cent of patients had not been given a written care plan and only 43 per cent felt they were given consistent levels of care during their treatment.
Many reported a lack of help to assist them through the difficult impact of being diagnosed with cervical cancer.
Based on in-depth interviews with patients, Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust released the document in a... read more

 
29 September 2016 in Health, Views: 41
Source: Daily Mail
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