1st treatment

ECP treatment and assessment:
  • Routine medical assessment's take place each visit.
  • Base line respiratory functions for GVHD patients.
  • Base line photo's are taken initially for all patients and then at 3 monthly intervals.
At each visit for treatment:
  • Medical history since last visit.
  • Drug history since last visit.
  • Pruritus (itch) score.
  • Eye assessment.
  • Mouth assessment.
  • Gastrointestinal assessment.
  • Joint assessment: If required.
  • Blood Tests.
  • Karnovsky's scale.

N.B. Please remember treatment is repeated the following day.

Telephone Triage: Following your first treatment you will be given subsequent treatment dates. The day before your subsequent treatment dates, a nurse from Rotherham ECP will contact you by telephone to ensure you are fit and well for treatment the next day.