The impact of the Calman-Hine report on the processes and outcomes of care for Yorkshire's breast cancer patients.

@article{Morris2008TheIO,
  title={The impact of the Calman-Hine report on the processes and outcomes of care for Yorkshire's breast cancer patients.},
  author={Eva Judith Ann Morris and Robert A Haward and Mark S. Gilthorpe and Cheryl Craigs and David Forman},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={284-91}
}
BACKGROUND The 1995 Calman-Hine plan outlined radical reform of the UK's cancer services with the aim of improving outcomes and reducing inequalities in National Health Service cancer care. Its main recommendation was to concentrate care into the hands of site-specialist multidisciplinary teams. This study aimed to determine whether these teams improved processes and outcomes of care for breast cancer patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS All patients diagnosed and treated with breast cancer in the… CONTINUE READING
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