Chapter 7. Outcomes for Patients – Cancer Care and End-of-Life Care

  1. Janet Snoddon MSc, BA, SRN, SCM, DN Deputy Director

Published Online: 14 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319866.ch7

Case Management of Long-Term Conditions: Principles and Practice for Nurses

Case Management of Long-Term Conditions: Principles and Practice for Nurses

How to Cite

Snoddon, J. (2010) Outcomes for Patients – Cancer Care and End-of-Life Care, in Case Management of Long-Term Conditions: Principles and Practice for Nurses, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319866.ch7

Author Information

  1. Corporate Performance & Standards, NHS Sefton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 12 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405180054

Online ISBN: 9781444319866

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Keywords:

  • outcomes for patients – cancer care and end-of-life care;
  • cancer, long-term/chronic condition;
  • palliative care - approach improving quality of life of patient and families facing these problems;
  • managing palliative care needs - key policy driver for NHS;
  • understanding treatment programmes, symptom control and palliation;
  • Gold Standards Framework in palliative care and the seven key tasks;
  • Integrated Cancer Care Programme (ICCP) and primary care–led MDT;
  • pilot programme evaluation;
  • case management competencies and managing patients with cancer;
  • real need for competencies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Gold Standards Framework for Palliative Care

  • Integrated Cancer Care Programme

  • Preparing for the pilot programmes

  • Delivering the pilots

  • Programme outcomes

  • Case Management and ICCP

  • Case management competencies – what can/should patients expect?

  • The real need for competencies

  • Advanced care planning

  • Preferred place of care and delivering choice programmes

  • Conclusion

  • References