Chemotherapy under-dosing - Marshall Review Nov 2015

The independent Marshall Reviewindependent Marshall Review into the incorrect dosing of Cytarabine (once/day instead of twice/day) to ten patients with acute myeloid leukaemia at Royal Adelaide Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre has been released (pdf report herepdf report here).


Cancer Voices SA took action by promptly sending a 'Letter of concern' to the SA Minister for Health, Hon Jack Snelling, straight after the incident was made public in July 2015.
Julie Marker, Chair of Cancer Voices SA was invited to participate on the Independent Review Panel led by Prof Villis Marshall AC, Chair of the Australian Commission of Safety & Quality in Health Care.

The Marshall Review recommendations are clear.  

Cancer Voices and Health Consumers Alliance SA are working on behalf of consumers to address issues revealed and to restore public trust. 

Contact

Cancer Voices South Australia

 

Ph.  0431 691 956 

 

PO Box 588, Kensington Park SA 5068