Djerriwarrh Health Services has expanded the range of cancer services now available at Djerriwarrh Health, as a result of a recent collaboration between Djerriwarrh and Western Health.
Additional services are now available to patients attending Melton including:
- Expansion of cancer services clinics at Djerriwarrh (Melton Health) - Medical oncology and Haematology
- Access to multi-disciplinary care planning through the expertise of the Western Health specialist tumour streams (Haematology, Lung, Breast, Colorectal, Gynae/GU, Upper GI MDMs)
- Access to specialist Symptom Management Assessment and Referral (SMART) clinic, for management of complex symptoms in cancer patients, staffed by specialist palliative care physicians and medical oncologists
- Direct access to Western Health/Peter Mac radiation oncology specialist treatment planning, via tumour stream MDMs
- Out of hours/emergency and inpatient care of Djerriwarrh patients, via Western Health cancer services
I would like to introduce our key clinicians:
All referrals can be faxed to Melton Health on 03 97460668
I would like to extend the offer to come to your practice to give some more detailed information, and garner your thoughts on future cancer service improvements.
If you are interested in this, please ask your practice manager to contact Mandy Cullen on 9747 7606 or firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for me to visit your practice in person.
Djerriwarrh Cancer Services Referral Guide
|Tumour Stream||Referrals accepted at Djerriwarrh/Melton Health?||Preferred alternate (Western Health/External)|
|Haematology||YES - Fax all referrals to 03 9746 0668||-|
|Suspected malignancy for investigation||YES - Fax all referrals to 03 9746 0668||-|
|Lung oncology||YES - Fax all referrals to 03 9746 0668||-|
|Upper GI oncology||YES - Fax all referrals to 03 9746 0668||-|
|Prostate/GU/Gynae||YES - Fax all referrals to 03 9746 0668||-|
|Breast oncology||Preferred not, still accepted||Western Health Oncology - Fax 83456856|
|Lower GI oncology||Preferred not, still accepted||Western Health Oncology - Fax 83456856|
|Head and neck oncology||NO||Peter Mac Oncology - Fax 85597371|
|Sarcoma/bone tumours||NO||Peter Mac Oncology - Fax 85597371|
|Melanoma||NO||Peter Mac Oncology - Fax 85597371|