More than 90 per cent of patients in Wales say they had a positive experience in their cancer treatment, according to a new survey by the Welsh Government and Macmillan.
It measures and understands patient experience of cancer care and treatment in Wales to help make improvements.
- 93% of respondents rated their overall experience as 7/10 or more;
- 97% of respondents who had a choice of treatments said that their treatment options were explained to them;
- 90% of respondents rated the overall administration of their care as "good" or "very good";
- 86% of respondents reported that they were given the name and contact details of their Key Worker.
The survey also found areas for improvement in information quality, offer of a written care plan, and experience in certain cancers such as sarcoma and brain cancer.
The findings of the survey will help focus on patients receiving cancer care as part of the Cancer Delivery Plan for Wales.