About Us

About Us

Newsletter
Cancer Care Nova Scotia enewsletter masthead

Developing standards of care at CCNS

Developing Nova Scotia’s clinical cancer standards, beginning with rectal cancer care and oJPanddoctorutcomes is complex work, but Cancer Care Nova Scotia and a team of health professionals, administrators and cancer patients from across the province are making progress.

We have established an oversight committee to provide overall direction and guidance to the development of Nova Scotia’s clinical standards in cancer care delivery. To date, the committee has discussed and agreed on a number of topics including a set of values to guide standard development, the need for an ethical decision making process, and ongoing communication and engagement opportunities as the work moves forward. The oversight committee has endorsed a working group that will focus on the development of standards of care for rectal cancer patients.

Full Story»