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:

Organisational SACT protocols

National SACT protocols and guidelines:


Recommended background reading


The CPPE course on cancer (currently under review but basic principles will remain the same):

CRUK patient held diary (copies with nurses on each unit):

Handbook of Cancer Chemotherapy:

Beginners Guide to Targeted Cancer Treatments:

RMPartners SACT resources