Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Guidance on children's cancer services published

  • Comment
The government has published draft guidance that sets out minimum requirements for nursing staff in children’s cancer services.

Drawn up by the National Cancer Peer Review Programme, the Manual for Cancer Services provides a best practice guide that services will be able to use as a comparison tool.


Recommendations in the report include assessment of oncology nursing workload, that all oncology ward nurses and recommendations that about their training.


They also contain minimum staffing requirement and protocol recommendations.


Anyone wishing to make their own recommendations has until 30 January 2009 to make a response.


http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Consultations/Liveconsultations/DH_089895

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.