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Committee Details

Legislative Council Select Committee on off-protocol prescribing of chemotherapy in NSW

This select committee was established on Thursday 11 August 2016 to inquire into and report on off-protocol prescribing of chemotherapy in NSW including at St Vincent's Hospital, St George Hospital, Sutherland Hospital, Macquarie University Hospital and clinics in Orange and Bathurst.

 

The committee is due to report by 19 May 2017.


Helplines for patients or families who have concerns about treatment received

 

NSW Health  has a NSW Cancer Treatment Inquiry Line for people with concerns about their cancer treatment - 1800 940 633. 

 

St Vincent’s Hospital patients or families who have concerns about treatment received or who require further information relating to the off‑dosing of Carboplatin can call the NSW Cancer Treatment Inquiry Line on the number above.

 

Southern Sydney patients or families who have concerns about their treatment under Dr Phadke can also contact the NSW Cancer Treatment Inquiry Line on the number above.

 

Western NSW patients or families who have concerns about their treatment under Dr John Grygiel can contact the local Cancer Inquiry Line on 6369 8808 or at WNSWLHD-CancerInquiry@health.nsw.gov.au


Chair: The Hon. Paul Green (CDP, LC Member)
Deputy Chair: The Hon. Bronnie Taylor (Nat, LC Member)
Members: Mr Jeremy Buckingham (The Greens, LC Member)
The Hon. Courtney Houssos (ALP, LC Member)
The Hon. Trevor Khan (Nat, LC Member)
The Hon. Natasha Maclaren-Jones (Lib, LC Member)
The Hon. Walt Secord (ALP, LC Member)

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