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Welcome to the Canterbury Regional Cancer and Haematology Service Cytotoxic and Biotherapies website. This site contains resources related to the CDHB Cytotoxic & Biotherapies policies, procedures and training requirements for health professionals within the CDHB.
Recommended training requirements for cytotoxic drug administration in non-cancer areas and areas that give ganciclovir have been updated.
Cytotoxic Medication poster
Listed below are the names and contact details of people who can help with clinical and medication issues.
This policy is the overarching document which guides the standards expected when handling Cytotoxic or Biotherapy for all staff...
These procedures are the standards expected when handling Cytotoxic or Biotherapy for all staff within the CDHB catchment area.
Safe handling, administration and waste management of biotherapies can be found here.
Safe handling and Administration Training requirements for those who work in areas that administer ganciclovir can be found here
Recommended training for hospital aides (HA), enrolled nurses (EN) and registered nurses (RN) when managing people having...
Welcome to the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) Adult Antineoplastic Drug Administration Course (ADAC) credentialing...
The requirements for recertification of cytotoxic credentialling is outlined here.
Intrathecal (IT) chemotherapy delivers anticancer drugs directly into cerebrospinal fluid contained in the intrathecal space of...
The following websites provide reputable, current and comprehensive cancer related information for staff and the public.