The Regional Board has decided what measures will be taken for the SEK 10.6 million received in government grants from the government to improve cancer care.

Among other things, the staffing for contact nurses who act as the patient's permanent contact throughout the care chain will be increased.

The region also wants to introduce My care plan via 1177. The idea of ​​the care plan is to help patients feel well-informed and understand what happens during investigation and treatment.

Patients in Sörmland today experience that they are less involved during the course of the disease in comparison with the country, according to the region itself.