Chemotherapy Protocols & Documents

Chemotherapy protocols (by expert advisory group)

Please click on links below to access the individual regimen protocols by tumour site.

Brain and CNS Chemotherapy Protocols and Prescriptions

Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Protocols & Prescriptions

Colorectal Cancer Chemotherapy Protocols & Prescriptions

Gynae Chemotherapy Protocols and Prescriptions

Haematology Chemotherapy Protocols and Prescriptions

Head & Neck Chemotherapy Protocols and Prescriptions

HPB Chemotherapy Protocols and Prescriptions

Lung Chemotherapy Protocols and Prescriptions

Oesophagogastric Chemotherapy Protocols and Prescriptions

Sarcoma Chemotherapy Protocols and Prescriptions

Skin Chemotherapy Protocols & Prescriptions

Thyroid Chemotherapy Protocols & Prescriptions

Urology Chemotherapy Protocols & Prescriptions


Chemotherapy Documents

These documents are currently in the process of being updated, which should be completed in early 2018.

Clinical guidelines

Title Review Date
NCA Chemotherapy Administration Policy v1.6 2018.03.16 30.03.2021
ALLERGIC Reactions and HYPERSENSITIVITY Policy v1.5 January 2021
ANTIEMETIC guidelines for CINV v2.5 March 2021
Implementation of Adjuvant Bisphosphonates to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence Sept 2019
EXTRAVASATION Guidelines v5.5 November 2019
SAVENE Pt Referral Form v4.0 January 2021
NCA Guidelines for Community Management of Chemotherapy Toxicity v1.5 20.06.2021
NCA 24 Hour Telephone Advice Specification v1.4 June 18 10.06.2021
Adult VENOUS ACCESS and CVAD Policy v3.0 January 2021
NCA Oral Anticancer medicine Policy version 1 8 January 2020
NCA Policy on scalp cooling to prevent alopecia v1.4 20.06.2021
Policy for the use of ERYTHROPOETINS for cancer treatment induced anaemia v1.6 January 2021
NECN Non Medical Prescribing Review Guidance v2.2 16.07.18 September 2021
G-CSF Guidelines v1.5 January 2021

Training Guidelines

Title Review Date
Assessment of COMPETENCE Policy v2.4 March 2021
Chemotherapy NURSE TRAINING Policy v3.0 Feb 2021

 Patient information

Title Review Date
NECN Influenza leaflet 2018 v1.1 Summer 2019
Trastuzumab Biosimilar Information Leaflet 24.03.2021

Miscellaneous Documents

Title Review Date
Northern Cancer Alliance Approved Protocol list
New Drug Capacity Calculator
Capacity Calculator User Manual UK_ONC_0013_13d(1)
Monitoring for DPD toxicity Guidelines template March 2018 March 2020

Links to Other resources

Liverpool Cancer Drug Interactions (endorsed by BOPA)

BOPA (British Oncology Pharmacy Association) home page

UKONS (UK Oncology Nursing Society) home page

ACP (Association of Cancer Physicians) home page