Overcoming the distance barrier in relation to treatment for haematology patients: Queensland findings.

@article{Mcgrath2015OvercomingTD,
  title={Overcoming the distance barrier in relation to treatment for haematology patients: Queensland findings.},
  author={P Mcgrath},
  journal={Australian health review : a publication of the Australian Hospital Association},
  year={2015},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={344-350}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to document the financial and psychosocial impact of relocation for specialist haematology treatment in Queensland. METHODS This study was a qualitative exploratory study comprising 45 in-depth interviews with haematology patients supported by the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland. RESULTS The findings indicate that decentralisation of treatment is assisting haematology patients to overcome the profound difficulties associated with travelling to… CONTINUE READING