Group consultations for cancer care reviews in general practice

Hodgson, Emma (2020) Group consultations for cancer care reviews in general practice. Practice Nursing, 31 (4). pp. 170-172. Full text not available from this repository.

Abstract

The use of group consultations is expanding in general practice. Emma Hodgson discusses how they have been used to deliver cancer care reviews More people than ever are living with and beyond cancer. After cancer treatment, individuals may have ongoing needs and concerns, including physical, mental, lifestyle and information needs. After a one-off review at diagnosis, many people with cancer have no further follow up in general practice. This article explores how group consultations can be used for cancer care reviews to improve the health of people living with cancer. Six patients were followed up in two group consultations over 6 months. The impact on patient's wellbeing was significant and feedback suggested patients felt the group consultation worked well for ongoing follow up and assessment.

Item Type: Article
Journal / Publication Title: Practice Nursing
Publisher: Mark Allen Group
ISSN: 2052-2940
Depositing User: Insight Administrator
SWORD Depositor: Insight Administrator
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2020 13:52
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2020 10:55
URI: https://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/5516

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