Informing, communicating and sharing decisions with people who have cancer.

@article{Sowden2001InformingCA,
  title={Informing, communicating and sharing decisions with people who have cancer.},
  author={Amanda J Sowden and C. P. Forbes and Vikky Entwistle and Ian Watt},
  journal={Quality in health care : QHC},
  year={2001},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={193-6}
}
There is widespread agreement that people should be informed about health care options and involved in decisions about their own care. In England and Wales the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) is intent on achieving a patient focus in its work and The NHS plan emphasises the need for patients to have more say in their own care and more influence over the way in which the NHS works. Similarly, The NHS cancer plan for England and Wales emphasises the need for good communication… CONTINUE READING

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