Skin Care Policy for Adult Patients Receiving Radiotherapy

1 Apr 2014
Northern Ireland Cancer Network
Patients and public
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This policy replaces the Belfast City Hospital Trust Skin Care Policy for Patients Receiving Radiotherapy (2006). A Multi professional working group has reviewed and revised the policy in line with current guidance and national practice. The information in this document is in response to new Society and College of Radiographer (SCoR) guidance that was published following a UK survey on skin care. Reference has also been made to the NHS Quality Improvement Scotland best practice statement ‘Skincare of Patients receiving radiotherapy’