NEMICS health services: survivorship initiatives
Breast cancer shared care
Available at Austin Health, along with an endocrine breast cancer clinic.
Eastern Health and Northern Health provide other breast cancer survivorship support services.
Austin Health Breast care nurse specialist Kathryn.Wallace@austin.org.au
Eastern Health Breast care nurse Mary-Anne.Dennemoser@easternhealth.org.au
Northern Health Breast care nurse Cheryl.Murray@nh.org.au
Colorectal cancer shared care
Eastern Health and Monash Health piloted colorectal cancer shared care. The pilot concluded in October 2019. The shared care service continues at Monash Health. Project partners: Southern Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service and the Primary Health Networks.
Prostate cancer survivorship clinic
Austin Health received a NEMICS service improvement grant to improve care provided to men after prostate cancer. Targeting men treated with radiotherapy, this initiative provides holistic assessment, care planning and care coordination at end of treatment.
Haematology late effects/healthy living clinic
Austin Health provides a haematology nurse-led late effects and healthy living clinic
Wellness Centre services
Supportive care and group interventions are available to people living with/beyond cancer. Programs include brain tumour support group and coordinator, exercise, mindfulness meditation, relaxation, yoga, support groups and educational groups.