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Cancer service at Royal Preston Hospital achieves highest ever patient rating

Posted on - 11th October, 2023 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, Health, Preston News, Sharoe Green
Some of the team from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals cancer care team at the HSJ Awards where they were recognised Pic: LTH NHS Foundation Trust

The cancer service at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has achieved its highest ever patient rating.

Rosemere Cancer Centre has always offered excellent patient care, based at Royal Preston Hospital, but this latest national survey has seen the trust reach new levels of care.

The overall Patient Experience score was nine out of ten and no scores were below the national average.

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The cancer centre was also awarded the patient safety award for elective recovery at the HSJ Awards.

Anne Tomlinson, Lead Nurse Cancer End of Life Care said: “I am delighted with the results of the recent National Cancer Patient Experience Survey – it is a testament to the care provided by our staff at the cancer centre here at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. 

“I am particularly proud that we have scored highly with regards to involving patients’ relatives in their care and that the whole healthcare teams work well together. We will continue to work on improving experience and care for our cancer patients.”

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