About Oncology/Haematology Clinical Nursing services

  • Guides and supports members of the nursing and multidisciplinary teams in their assessment, clinical decision making, implementation, evaluation and documentation of care in relation to oncology.

  • Coordinates and provides Oncology specialty assessment, prevention, education and intervention to the Oncology patient population.

  • Acts as a resource to the Oncology nursing service and wider Canterbury DHB.

  • Develops reviews and challenges current policy, procedures and standards of best practice.


Sharron Ellis
CNS Haematology Day Ward

  • Managing patient flow and safety, day-to-day running of the Haematology Day Ward

  • Education, support and guidance for nursing staff

  • Resource person for Haematology and other departments within the hospital
    Blood Transfusion Clinic

  • Management of haematology transfusion dependant patients who are
    medically stable

  • Co-ordinate and initiate varying support systems to facilitate patient quality
    of life at home


Ruth Gerring
Oncology Outreach CNS
ph  87002 +64277020747 or Ruth.Gerring@cdhb.health.nz  

  • Supports adults on active chemotherapy and/or radiation treatment in the
    Oncology Service

  • Offers symptom management, ongoing education and support to them in the community

  • Works closely with Oncology Service staff and alongside multidisciplinary
    team members across the cancer care continuum


Clinical Nurse Specialists - Oncology/Haematology
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Page last reviewed: 24 February 2017