HEAT - a Raising Awareness Campaign to alert health professionals to the risks of Neuotropenic Sepsis
Contact your chemotherapy ward immediately if you develop:
Any signs of infection
- High temperature 38°C/100.4°F or above
- Sore throat/sore mouth
- Chesty cough
- Feeling generally unwell
- Persistent sickness
Any unexpected problems you think may be related to your chemotherapy.
Sussex Cancer Centre: (Mon-Fri 9.00-5.00) 01273-696955 ext 4799. A Chemotherapy nurse will always be available to talk to.
Howard 1 (Out of Hours) 01273 696955 ext 4051, staffed by Oncology nurses - ask for the nurse in charge of the unit
Haematology Ward: 01273-696955 ext 7413, direct line 01273-664771 –ask for nurse in charge of ward.
Pevensey Day Unit: (Mon-Fri 8.00-.6.00) 01323-417400 ext 3020. A Chemotherapy nurse will always be available to talk to.
Pevensey Ward (out of hours) 01323-435866, staffed by haematology nurses who have experience in chemotherapy - ask for the nurse in charge of the unit .
Mc Cartney Day Unit (Mon-Fri 9.00-5.00) direct line 01424-757030 A Chemotherapy nurse will always be available to talk to.
Newington Ward (out of hours) 01424-755255 ext 2747 ask for the nurse in charge of the unit.
Please call 01903 205111 then ask the switchboard to bleep 052. If you do not get an answer from the bleep and feel unwell please go straight to
A&E and present your HEAT card.