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An investigation of the role and impact of nurses incaring for cancer patients in palliative care settingsin the UK – A case study
TABLE OF CONTENTSTOPIC:.............................................................................................................................................4CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION....................................................................................................4Research Background.............................................................................................................4Overview of Company...........................................................................................................4Aims and Objectives...............................................................................................................5Rationale.................................................................................................................................5Chapter Structure....................................................................................................................6REFLECTION.................................................................................................................................8CHAPTER 2: LITERATURE REVIEW........................................................................................8THEME 1 The role of the nurses in caring for the cancer patients........................................8THEME 2: to assess and influence the nursing interventions for caring the cancer patients.9THEME 3: To determining the approaches of palliative care to the cancer patients...........10THEME 4: Evaluating the impact of nursing efficiency in quality of palliative care settingsand overall health outcomes of cancer patients..................................................................11RESEARCH METHODOLOGY...................................................................................................12Introduction..........................................................................................................................12Research Approach...............................................................................................................13Research philosophy.............................................................................................................13Research design....................................................................................................................14Data collection......................................................................................................................14Sampling..............................................................................................................................15Data Analysis........................................................................................................................15Ethical considerations...........................................................................................................15Reliability and validity.........................................................................................................16Research limitations.............................................................................................................16DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS....................................................................................17Themes From Secondary Research...............................................................................................17CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS..........................................................................23CONCLUSION....................................................................................................................23
RECOMMENDATION:.......................................................................................................24REFERENCES.............................................................................................................................26
TOPIC:An investigation of the role and impact of nurses in caring for cancer patients inpalliative care settings in the UK – A case studyCHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTIONResearch BackgroundHealth and Social care is one of the most sensitive part of economy as it is relates theservices which are available for health safety and well-being of people. Palliative care is on e ofthe most essential system of the health and social care.Protective care is specialized in providingmedical facility to the people living with illness as though this facility it focusesand relied onfirm the symptoms as well as stress of a serious disease.This care facilitates aninterdisciplinaryapproach to bringmore changes in medical sectorsand nursing care for people with life limitingillness.It mainly focus on minutely examining the services which provides relieffrom thesymptoms, pain, physical stress and mental stress at any stage of illness. The main purpose ofpalliative care is to prevent as well as provide comfort to thepeople who are going such majordiseases termed as cancer.The life expectancy of cancer patients are max to max five years asthey face many challenges. The main purpose ofprotective care resultant in improving thequality of life of patient and their family members.Thus, it undertakes therole-played by thecare givers are very significant in providing care and treatment in cancer patients. It is also veryimportant that in palliative care there must be qualified and trained team of doctors andpractitioners and nurses.The treatment of cancer patient is very painful as it directly affects there moral andstrength of patient and this is the reason why the role of practitioners or care providers in verysignificant. They are not only provide treatment, but they also render support to them.There arethree stages of cancer treatment which are first stage, second stage treatment and main phase oftreatment. This researchexamined theessential skills and knowledge which is carried by thenurses, so that they can effectivelyengage in providing the comfort services to their patient.Thepainful condition of the cancer patients can be difficult for the nurses towitness their emotionalbond which they develop between them and patient.Thus, researcher will use techniques andmethodsto investigate the effective role and positive or negative of nurses in caring for cancerpatients in providing comfort services relating to care settings in the UK.
Overview of CompanyMarie Curie is a one of the registered charitable organization in the United Kingdom thatenhances the dedicated supportand care to people to face their illness in support with theirfamilies. This charitable trust was founded in 1948 in context of same year as that of NationalHealth Service (Rodin and et.al., 2015).The focus of the company is relating to healthcare,serious illness care, health policy, Endless of life care, nursing, developing and palliative care.More than 4314 care workers are employed in this healthcare settings and about 11000volunteers.Aims and ObjectivesAim:To investigate the effective role and positive or negative of nurses in caring for cancerpatients in providing comfort services relating to care settings in the UK:A case study on MarieCurie Cancer Care”.Objectives:To examine the effective role of nurses in putting extra efforts for caring the cancerpatients.To outline the factors which resultant in influence the strategies of nursing to intermentthe caring for cancer patients.To determine the approaches of providing comfort services to care the cancer patients inMarie Curie Cancer Care Centre.To evaluate the crucial impact of nursing in respect of quality of comfort services toadapt the overall health outcomes of cancer patients.ResearchQuestions:11What are the effective role of nurses in putting extra efforts for caring the cancerpatients?11What is the factors which resultant in influence the strategies of nursing to interment thecaring for cancer patients?
11What are the factors to be determined while considering the approaches of providingcomfort services to care the cancer patients in Marie Curie Cancer Care Centre?11How to evaluate the crucial impact of nursing in respect of quality of comfort services toadapt the overall health outcomes of cancer patients?RationaleResearcher has selected this topic as there is lot of more information and changes intechniques regarding the treatment of cancer patient.Researcher has chosen this topic is todetermine various importance and the roleof nurses in palliative care of cancer patients. Inaddition to this, cancer diseaseis of such nature related tobroad subject of many researchers andhealthcare facilities are to be provided in such aspects.Researcher finds its importanttounderstand the role of nurses for cancer patients at palliative care because cancer is very sensitiveand one of the dangerous disease than compare to others. In addition to this, the services that isprovided by the care providers not only affect the health outcomes but it also leads to deepimpact on the mental health of patients by which nurses have to experienced emotionalbreakdowns. On the other hand, academic interest of researcher is another reason for choosingthe topic as researcher has gain knowledge and understanding conducting research studies,research methodologies and survey.Researcher also collect information from hospitals andviews that the nature of cancer patience are typical, and they need love and care at the time oftreatment. Family support is also important aspects in case of having the therapies and sideeffects through such medicines and treatment. The role of nurses is major as they had to treatsuch patients as child and also use various strategies to make them feel like they are in theirhome.Chapter StructureChapter 1: IntroductionThis is to be the first part of thedissertation that present the overview of the topic indetailed manner. Further, the brief information of company chosen as well as reason for choosingthe topic behind will also be included in this chapter. By reading this chapter, reader willunderstand the main reason of the researchwhich includes its aim, objectives andquestion basedon research question are included in thisfirst phase.
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