Dr Kate Grundy FRACP FAChPM
Palliative Medicine Physician
Anne Morgan, Practice Advisor, Hospice New Zealand
Ruth Tramschek, Oncology Pharmacist, Christchurch Hospital
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Note: Some medications are used for indications, by routes or in doses that are not approved by New Zealand licensing. This is common practice and validated internationally. For more information see 'The Use of Unapproved Medicines in Palliative Care'.
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