Canterbury DHB

Context

Nursing Responsibilities

In Haematology patients, acute problems may arise quickly, e.g., neutropenic sepsis. Prompt assessment, investigation and treatment may well be required urgently. Observe the standard arrangements for new hospital admissions.

Refer to:

If beds are unavailable in BMTU, consider overflowing less intensive patients to the Oncology Ward OR a General Medical Ward. Transplant patients should remain in BMTU wherever possible.

About this Canterbury DHB document (4627):

Document Owner:

Mark Smith (see Who's Who)

Issue Date:

October 2017

Next Review:

October 2019

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Topic Code: 4627