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Cancer Care

Cancer Care

2024-05-14 09:10:01

Welcome to the North West Hospital and Health Service Cancer Care Unit

The North West Hospital and Health Service Cancer Care Unit is clinically equipped for all chemotherapy administration. The staff members liaise regularly with treating specialists (mainly Townsville based) and have planned and impromptu patient consults via telehealth.

Cancer patients referred from any centre can receive treatment in our Cancer Care Unit.

The Unit provides:

  • Chemotherapy and other supportive treatment services (Central Venous Access Device CVAD)
  • Telehealth consults with Medical and Radiation oncologists and also Haematologists in Townsville daily
  • McGrath Breast Care Nurse (Monday & Tuesday)
  • Nurse practitioner clinic
  • Liaise with a large multi-disciplinary treatment team
  • Coordinate referral to Allied Health and other
  • Provide outreach services
  • Comply with Best Practice Guidelines from Cancer Institute of NSW