Background Reading list

The list of essential and recommended background reading as part of the ‘Accreditation programme for pharmacy staff involved in the verification of SACT prescriptions’.

 

For more information please see:

 

Essential background reading

 

Organisational Clinical Oncology Policies

The BOPA verification standards: https://www.bopa.org.uk/resources/bopa-standards-for-clinical-pharmacy-verification-of-cancer-medicine-prescriptions-october-2018/

Organisational SACT protocols

National SACT protocols and guidelines: https://www.bopa.org.uk/useful-websites/

 

Recommended background reading

 

The CPPE course on cancer (currently under review but basic principles will remain the same): https://www.cppe.ac.uk/programmes/l/cancer-p-01

CRUK patient held diary (copies with nurses on each unit): https://publications.cancerresearchuk.org/publication/your-cancer-treatment-record?_ga=2.79720983.103117945.1580761870-831052963.1563455291

Handbook of Cancer Chemotherapy: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Skeels-Handbook-Cancer-Therapy-Khleif/dp/1496305558/ref=dp_ob_title_bk

Beginners Guide to Targeted Cancer Treatments: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Beginners-Guide-Targeted-Cancer-Treatments/dp/1119126797/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=targeted+cancer+treatments+vickers&qid=1580726025&s=books&sr=1-1

RMPartners SACT resources https://rmpartners.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Useful-SACT-resources.pdf