Patients report improvements in continuity of care when quality of life assessments are used routinely in oncology practice: secondary outcomes of a randomised controlled trial

Galina Velikova, Ada Keding, Clare Harley, Kim Cocks, Laura Booth, Adam B Smith, Penny Wright, Peter J Selby, Julia M Brown

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In a randomised trial investigating the effects of regular use of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in oncology practice, we previously reported an improvement in communication (objective analysis of recorded encounters) and patient well-being. The secondary aims of the trial were to measure any impact on patient satisfaction and patients' perspectives on continuity and coordination of their care.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2381-8
Number of pages8
JournalEuropean journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990)
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2010


  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Continuity of Patient Care
  • Feedback
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neoplasms
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Quality of Life
  • Questionnaires

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