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Society for Endocrinology BES 2023

Glasgow, UK
13 Nov 2023 - 15 Nov 2023

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SfE BES is the UK's leading endocrinology meeting. It will return to Glasgow in 2023.

Nurse Sessions

Thyroid Cancer

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Nurse led - Holistic care in Thyroid cancer

Armstrong Nicola

The management of patient care is to ensure that individuals are provided with appropriate support and representation during their cancer journey, from the point of diagnosis, throughout treatment and into survivorship. The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) role has become pivotal in many specialities, providing aspects of care such as meeting information needs, holistic nurse led follow up, managing care and providing psychological and social interventions, including referral t...

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Informing, supporting, empowering: the role of the patient support group

Priestley Julia

Having access to reliable information is an essential element of the quality treatment and management of a health condition. However, all too often patients tell us they were given very little information, both at diagnosis and throughout their recovery and ongoing management. In a recent survey of 453 patients who had had thyroid surgery (54% for thyroid cancer), 31% told us they did not have enough opportunity to discuss the risks and benefits of the treatment options, 38% s...