MS37 – Handling cytotoxic drugs in isolators in NHS pharmacies

Added on: 22/01/2016

This updated guidance is aimed at NHS pharmacies and licensed contractors. Isolators are a key control measure in preventing employee exposure to cytotoxic drugs, many of which are classified as hazardous to health and may also be carcinogens. They also protect the product from microbiological contamination during drug reconstitution.