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Derriford cancer care scores highly among patients

The majority of cancer patients treated at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust feel the care they receive is excellent or very good, according to the latest independent study.

The survey commissioned by Quality Health asked adults who had been admitted to Derriford Hospital as an inpatient or as a day case patient between September and November 2012 to rate various aspects of the their care.

According to the latest results, 87% rated their overall care as ‘excellent’ and ‘very good’.