Central Venous Access Device Guidelines (excluding non-tunnelled catheters)

Date: 
1 Feb 2016
Source: 
Northern Ireland Cancer Network
Audience: 
Patients and public
Professionals
Type of resource: 
Policy

This document has been produced by the Northern Ireland Cancer Network (NICaN). It is intended for use across each of the cancer units and the cancer centre. It is based on a document produced by the Infusional Services Team, Belfast City Hospital.

This policy is intended to safeguard patients and staff, by defining best practice for all disciplines involved in the care and maintenance of Central Venous Access Devices (CVADs). It should be read in conjunction with relevant policies and procedures available in each individual Trust.