Appointment with a palliative care nurse
The palliative care nurse’s appointment is a service that is intended for patients with an oncological disease and their loved ones. Our hospital oncologist can refer you for the appointment.
Palliative care nurse:
raises patients’ awareness of the disease and its treatment
provides assistance in resolving different health problems that have occurred during the treatment until the end of the post-treatment follow-up period
explains the most common side effects of chemotherapy and teaches how to cope with them; supports patients between the treatment courses if necessary
gives advice on maintaining health and promoting quality of life.
National Institute for Health Development information leaflet: Nutrition for cancer patients