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BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 01 October 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5939

Most patients with cancer report excellent care: Nearly nine in 10 (89%) patients with cancer rated their care as excellent or good in the national cancer experience survey 2014, to which 70 141 patients responded (64% response rate).1 Most ratings improved on last year’s results, apart from post-discharge care from social services (59% said that they had enough support, slightly down from 60% in 2013), adequate support from GPs and general practice nurses (66%, down from 68%), and staff in different locations working well together (63%, down from 64%).

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