Hospitals & 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 GerringOncology 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