THE DECEMBER 2015 REPORT FROM COMMISSIONED NATIONAL WORK FOR NHS ENGLAND BME CANCER PATIENT EXPERIENCE
“BHI through their national cancer programme BME Cancer Voice was commissioned by Catherine Thompson – Experience of Care Lead, Patient Experience Team NHS England to explore the experience of cancer care/services by BME patients. The commissioned work took place in Leeds, Birmingham and London with the focus groups with three ethnic communities: African Caribbean, Irish and Chines. The exploration BME cancer patient experience, carers and wider support networks.
- Effective reach into marginalised groups whose voices are seldom heard
- Access to services during treatment and post treatment
- Pre-diagnosis care to end of life care including points of transition in care
The report encapsulates the findings and hold recommendations within.