Cytotoxic & Biotherapy Resources

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.

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We are currently updating this site (July 2018).


These procedures are the standards expected when handling Cytotoxic or Biotherapy for all staff within the CDHB catchment area.

Level 1 Safe Handling and Waste Management of Cytotoxics SLP

Cytotoxic and Biotherapies Safe Handlingis a first level training package which aims to increase knowledge of safe handling of...

Antineoplastic Drug Administration Course

Welcome to the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) Adult Antineoplastic Drug Administration Course (ADAC) credentialing...

IV Cytotoxic Recertification

Recertification for cytotoxic credentialling is currently required every 3 years.

Intrathecal Chemotherapy Training Programme

Intrathecal (IT) chemotherapy delivers anticancer drugs directly into cerebrospinal fluid contained in the intrathecal space of...

Telephone Assessment

Contact with patients by telephone is a common part of nursing practice. Both the Oncology and Haematology Services have their...

Page last reviewed: 16 July 2018
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