Improvements in patient safety: Encouraging patient-reporting of symptoms

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Published: 13 Jan 2020
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Dr Catherine Oakley - Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Dr Catherine Oakley speaks to ecancer at the 2019 UKONS meeting in Telford about the recognition of patient symptoms during treatment.

She explains some of the issues that patients face during treatment and why they may be hesitant in reporting their symptoms.

Dr Oakley states that the Cancer Research UK patient treatment guide, which has been based on the UKONS triage tool can be used to help patients manage their treatments.