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Cancer treatment praised

Four of our region's Hospital Trusts are included in a national list of the top ten most improved trusts for their treatment of cancer patients.

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Cancer treatment among the best

Cancer patients in the South are having their say on how hospital trusts can improve their care. The results of a new survey show overall treatment has improved with on average eighty-eight percent of patients rating their care as very good or excellent.

But there were areas which scored low such as people being offered a written care plan. Health Secretary Andrew Lansley announced the findings of the survey during a visit to Portsmouth's Queen Alexandra Hospital - it came out of it as the most improved trust in the country.

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