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Table 5 Valued aspects of ALDS care

From: Integrated respiratory and palliative care leads to high levels of satisfaction: a survey of patients and carers

What aspects of our service are important to you or your relative?
  Patients Carers
Continuity of care 59 (92.2%) 23 (95.8)
Long term care 56 (87.5%) 21 (87.5%)
Urgent Review 47 (73.4%) 16 (66.7%)
Nurse specialist telephone support 43 (67.2%) 11 (45.8%)
Nurse specialist visits the home 31 (48.4%) 10 (41.7%)
Extended consultations 36 (56.3%) 13 (54.2%)
Afternoon appointments 25 (39.1%) 9 (37.5%)
Palliative and supportive care doctor 25 (39.1%) 10 (41.7%)
In the ALDS clinic would you like to see any other health professionals?a
 No 49 (76.6%) 20 (83.3%)
 Physiotherapist or Occupational therapist 16 (25%) 6 (37.5)
 Psychologist 2 (3.1%) 1 (4.17%)
 Palliative and supportive care nurse 3 (4.7%) 0
  1. aMultiple response options were possible for this question