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New quality of life measure for recovering cancer patients

NHS England is to track quality of life for cancer patients as part of plans to improve care and support for people once treatment ends.

Improvements in after-care might include personalised plans for people with cancer outlining not only their physical needs, but other support they may need, such as help at home or financial advice.

The new quality of life metric will use questionnaires to measure how effective this support is and the data will be made available on My NHS – helping patients, the public, clinicians and health service providers to see how well services are performing. More....