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105 Hospice Management of Hypercalcaemia of Maligancy Audit and Guidelines
  1. Dr Aruna Hodgson, Consulltant in Palliative and
  2. Dr Harriet Preston, ST4 Palliative Medicine
  1. Wigan and Leigh Hospice, Wigan
  2. Royal Preston Hospital, Preston

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Introduction: Hypercalcaemia is the most common life-threatening metabolic abnormality in cancer and is associated with a significant level of morbidity and mortality. It carries a particularly poor prognosis; therefore, timely recognition and evidence-based treatment are essential. This presentation outlines the development of local management guidelines in Wigan and a subsequent re-audit to measure practice following their introduction. …

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