Streamlining the referral process for patients attending the local oncology ward is the main aim of a new collaboration.
St Luke’s Hospital for Carlow/Kilkenny and the Cois Nore Cancer Support Centre in Kilkenny will now be working together to help patients access all the services that are available to them and their families.
Every week from now on, team members from the centre will be going into the hospital to meet with and talk to those going through chemotherapy.
Manager of Cois Nore is Mags Bowen.
She told KCLR it’ll make a huge difference to people