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NICE clinical guidelines advise the NHS on caring for people with specific conditions or diseases and the treatments they should receive. The information applies to people using the NHS in England and Wales.

This information explains the advice about preventing and treating neutropenic sepsis in children, young people and adults having anticancer treatment that is set out in NICE clinical guideline 151.

Does this information apply to me?

Yes, if you are having anticancer treatment, or are a parent or carer of someone who is having anticancer treatment. This includes children, young people or adults.

No, if you have, or are a parent or carer of someone who has, neutropenic sepsis that is not caused by anticancer treatment.

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