Psychosocial tools & proformas

This psychosocial referral checklist can be used to identify patients at higher risk of psychosocial distress who may benefit from additional assessment and appropriate referral for psychosocial care.

The following resource was developed by National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre* to assist in the implementation of psychosocial care:

Clinical resources

  • Psychosocial care referral checklist
    Publication date: February 2008
    This checklist provides a simple way for health professionals to identify patients at higher risk of psychosocial distress who may benefit from additional assessment and appropriate referral for psychosocial care.  The resource contains: explanatory notes, the psychosocial care referral checklist and a copy of the NCCN distress thermometer for measuring psychosocial distress.