Publication - Report

Cancer waiting times standards in Scotland: clinical review

Published: 2 May 2018
Directorate:
Health Performance and Delivery Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781788518550

A clinical review of Cancer Waiting Times (CWT) Standards in Scotland has been undertaken to shape information that could significantly change and enhance the patient experience.

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Contents
Cancer waiting times standards in Scotland: clinical review
Appendix E: Key references

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Appendix E: Key references

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  • Basch E.Patient-reported outcomes – Harnessing patients 'voices to improve clinical care. NEJM (2017) 376; 2.105-108

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