Table 5

Patient satisfaction: questions, number of patients rating each response category

Question Yes,
a lot
a little
No, not
at all
Not applicable
Did the programme help you make changes to your diet? (n=46)311500
If you were smoking did the programme help you to stop? (n=13)11200
Do you feel that seeing a nurse regularly helped you feel less anxious during your wait? (n=49)46300
Did the programme help your family feel less anxious during your wait? (n=49)321304
Do you feel better informed about your surgery than before joining the study? (n=49)47200
Do you feel that this service was worthwhile and would be an improvement for future patients? (n=49)48100