Challenging health inequalities by involving seldom-heard cancer patients in research and service design
The Cancer Patient Experience Survey shows that people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBT people and older people (aged 65 and over) have poorer experiences and outcomes in cancer services. It identifies delays in diagnoses and access to treatment, less information, poorer communications, greater pain, fewer referrals to support groups, among other issues.
Macmillan wanted to engage people living with cancer from ‘seldom-heard’ groups to:
Find out why our work was Finalist for the MRS Healthcare Research and HSJ Service Redesign Awards.
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