Getting ready

Our suggestions for preparing for your appointment with the pivot nurse.

Before your appointment


  • Prepare your questions in advance and write them down, if possible. See the list of sample questions.
  • Bring your list of medications and your “Oncology Passport” health booklet (if you have received it).
  • Ask someone to come with you to take notes.
  • Contact the Info-Cancer services if you need help preparing for your appointment. 


During the appointment


  • Make sure you understand when, how and why to contact the pivot nurse.


After your appointment


  • Write relevant information obtained from the pivot nurse