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Scottish Radiotherapy Patient Experience Survey 2014: Results for Department of Clinical Oncology Inverness

Published: 25 Nov 2014
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781784129552

Results of the first Scottish Radiotherapy Patient Experience Survey 2014 for Department of Clinical Oncology Inverness.

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Contents
Scottish Radiotherapy Patient Experience Survey 2014: Results for Department of Clinical Oncology Inverness
Chapter 2: Information Questions

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Chapter 2: Information Questions

The tables below show results for questions that did not fit into the percent positive format used elsewhere within this report. Thesetables show the percentage of patients within this Radiotherapy Centre who selected each response option when answering these questions. The overall results from Scotland 2014 are also shown.

2.1 Website Information

Centre 2014 Scotland 2014
Number of
respondents
Percentage Number of
respondents
Percentage
12. Did you look for information about radiotherapy on the cancer centre or hospital website where you had your radiotherapy?
Yes 10 8% 219 16%
No 122 92% 1,142 84%
Missing 3 42
14. If you did not look at the cancer centre or hospital website, was this because:
Didn't need to 40 34% 362 32%
Didn't want to 20 17% 204 18%
Didn't know there was any information on the website 24 20% 208 19%
No internet access 27 23% 290 26%
Some other reason 7 6% 53 5%
Missing 17 286

2.2 About Your Radiotherapy

Centre 2014 Scotland 2014
Number of
respondents
Percentage Number of
respondents
Percentage
15. Did you have the majority of your radiotherapy as an inpatient or as an outpatient?
I had the majority of my radiotherapy as an inpatient 13 10% 148 11%
I had the majority of my radio therapy as an outpatient 121 90% 1,246 89%
Don't know / Can't remember 0 0% 0 0%
Missing 1 9 0

2.3 Daily Treatment Visits

Centre 2014 Scotland 2014
Number of
respondents
Percentage Number of
respondents
Percentage
22. How did you usually get to the hospital where you had your radiotherapy?
By car 90 70% 960 74%
By public transport (bus, train, taxi) 14 11% 158 12%
By ambulance / hospital transport 8 6% 156 12%
I walked / cycled 16 13% 23 2%
Missing 7 106
31. During your last course of radiotherapy, how many treatments (sometimes called visits or fractions) did you have?
1 - 5 30 23% 336 25%
5 - 10 7 5% 99 7%
More than 10 92 70% 882 65%
Don't know / Can't remember 3 2% 38 35
Missing 3 48

2.4 Information About Support

Centre 2014 Scotland 2014
Number of
respondents
Percentage Number of
respondents
Percentage
34. If yes, what type of groups were you given information about?
General cancer support groups in my area 77 57% 551 39%
Missing 58 852
Support groups for my specific type of cancer in my area 27 20% 192 14%
Missing 108 1,211
National cancer charity 18 13% 202 14%
Missing 117 1,201
Other groups 9 7% 85 6%
Missing 126 1,318

Contact

Email: Fiona Hodgkiss