Blood Matters has compiled SCIg clinical practice guidance document. Additional resources to assist Victorian health services to implement subcutaneous immunoglobulin programs have been included and will be added to as further information become available.
SCIg promotional posters
This A3 poster is designed to be put up in waiting rooms to catch the patient's eye and promote the conversation about SCIg as a potential therapy. Available in the downloads.
For patients receiving immunoglobulin therapy for Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP), this A3 poster has been developed. Available in downloads
Start the SCIg conversation
Introduce SCIg to patients using the conversation starter.
SCIg getting started presentation and business case template
Blood Matters have produced a PowerPoint presentation entitled SCIG: getting started to introduce SCIg to stakeholders. The presentation is intended to be used as an educational tool within health services and can be edited to include information specific to individual organisations.
Also available is a template for a business case that can be adapted to individual organisations, to support the development or expansion of a SCIg program, where this is required.
Health Service getting started flowchart
The flowchart works with the presentation to help your organisation know if it is SCIg ready.
Do your eligible patients want SCIg?
Try asking them. Use this letter designed by Eastern Health, to mail out to your eligible patients, along with the patient conversation starter and find out who may be interested in transitioning to SCIg.
So your patient is planning an overseas holiday?
Download our SCIg travel guide, which takes you through the process for helping you with necessary arrangement your patient will need to make to take their SCIg product on an overseas holiday.
A caveat on information supplied
All information and policies that are included as examples are only current at the time the document/s were made available to Blood Matters. Individual health services should be contacted to ascertain the currency of the policies and practices.
The tools are not endorsed by Blood Matters unless stated otherwise. Information sharing occurs on the understanding that due acknowledgement will be given to the original source. Seek permission from the original source before using or applying any policy, protocol or guidelines.
Where all or part of the Sunshine Coast documents are adapted, the following acknowledgement should be used: “Patient collateral developed by Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service.”