Improving cancer patient experience with a multidisciplinary palliative assessment and radiotherapy clinic

South west England
Run by University Hospital Southampton, in partnership with the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Southampton. Will focus on the care of cancer patients. Aiming to improve the experience and care of cancer patients by combining assessment by palliative care and clinical oncol...

Cardiff breast care: tools measuring changing behaviour

Wales
This case study was provided by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. The project was carried out by the breast care team in Cardiff. The team set out to measure patient involvement in shared decision making in breast care. The team used two tools, a shared decision making questionna...

Transforming chemotherapy

South west England
Led by 3 Counties Cancer Network in partnership with the Oncology Centre at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, this project aimed to transform chemotherapy services by enabling patients to become more involved in their care, with a focus on the management of toxicity assessment. The ...

Headsmart: Promoting earlier diagnosis of brain tumours in children

Midlands
Led by Dr David Walker, Professor of Paediatric Oncology, and Dr Sophie Wilne, Senior Trainee in Paediatric Oncology, at Nottingham University, this project aimed to ensure earlier diagnosis of brain tumours in children, to reduce the risk of death or long-term brain damage. The project team deve...