Psychosocial oncology services in New South Wales.

@article{Rankin2011PsychosocialOS,
  title={Psychosocial oncology services in New South Wales.},
  author={Nicole M Rankin and Jennifer A Barron and Lisbeth G Lane and Catherine A Mason and Sue Sinclair and James F. Bishop},
  journal={Australian health review : a publication of the Australian Hospital Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={156-63}
}
There is limited published evidence about how psychosocial services should be organised or routinely integrated into cancer services to ensure that cancer patients receive appropriate psychological, social and emotional support during periods of diagnosis, treatment and follow-up. This paper reports on a survey of 26 oncology services in New South Wales, Australia, to examine the current provision of psychosocial oncology services. The aim of the study was to gather baseline data and… CONTINUE READING