NSQHS Standards User Guide for Medication Management in Cancer Care

23 April 2019

 

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) has released the draft NSQHS Standards User Guide for Medication Management in Cancer Care for public consultation.

The aim of the User Guide is to assist health services identify and implement best practice systems and processes to support patients receiving medicine treatments for cancer care. This includes when care is shared between organisations and service providers.

This User Guide will be a useful aid to medical oncologists, haematologists, hospital pharmacists, hospital nurses, general practitioners, community pharmacists and community nurses. Patients, carers and their families might also find the User Guide useful in navigating the care pathway when anticancer medications are prescribed.

Have your say If you work or have an interest in this area, we welcome you to view the draft guide and have your say.

The consultation period is open until 24 May 2019.

If you have any queries in relation to this consultation process, you can contact the Commission via email:  NSQHSStandards@safetyandqualitygov.au or on the Advice Line: 1800 304 056. Back to top