Clinical guidelines related to the Neuroimmunology Centre

These paediatric clinical practice guidelines are produced by the staff of Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to guide and facilitate patient care.

The following guidelines relate to the Immunology department, part of the Infection, Cancer and Immunity specialty at GOSH.

Cytotoxic and cytostatic medication - safe handling and administration

The term cytotoxic drug is used to refer to all drugs with direct anti-tumour activity including anti-cancer drugs, monoclonal antibodies, partially targeted treatments and immunosuppressive drugs. 

NOTE: We review our guidelines regularly and this guideline is now past its review date. The content of the guideline below may not reflect the most recent evidence based practice. Please use with caution.