Canterbury DHB


January 2017

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Prescription Charts

We've updated the DA charts under UKAML15 (old charts), Acute Myeloid Leukaemia.

Caroline Innes


We've added a resource on High-dose Melphalan to Information for Patients.

Meghan Heaphy


Resources on decolonisation were added to MRSA.

Jenny Roberts

Acute Promyelocytic Leukaemia

We've updated these subtopics:

Ruth Spearing

Late Effects Screening after Allogeneic Transplant

We've added a link to Vaccination Prophylaxis post-SCT.

Lizzie Collin

Vaccination Policy in Haematology Patients

We've updated the information on Vaccination Prophylaxis post-SCT.

Lizzie Collin / Ruth Spearing

Cytotoxic Drugs

We've linked to the latest Cockcroft and Gault formula under Calculating the Dose of Cytotoxic Drugs and Dosage Adjustments in Renal Impairment.

Andrew Butler

Laboratory Diagnosis

We've updated the Pre-Treatment Investigations for patients whose leukaemia is to be treated with intensive regimens subtopic.

Ruth Spearing

Nutritional Support

We've updated the formulation information for the Parenteral Nutrition subtopic.

Andrew Butler / Vicky Youngman

Prescription Charts

We've added new charts to the Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia page:

  • Obinutuzumab + chlorambucil Cycle 1
  • Obinutuzumab + chlorambucil Cycles 2-6

Fiona Stone


We've updated and expanded the Hospital/Departmental Meetings subtopic.

Meghan Heaphy

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia

We've updated the following pages in this section:

Lizzie Collin / Peter Ganly

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