Formulary Chapter 8: Malignant disease and immunosuppression - Full Section
All Chemotherapy in HDFT is prescribed using the ChemoCare electronic prescribing system. Only Consultants or Registrars may initiate chemotherapy.
If any patients are admitted to the Trust on oral chemotherapy the admitting doctor must contact the Oncology/Haemtology team to determine whether the treatment should be continued.
If the original prescriber is not available or cannot be contacted the oral anticancer medicine must be not be prescribed or administered until it is confirmed that it is clinically appropriate and safe to do so.