A cancer patients' journey involves many health professionals in different treatment facilities across widespread locations. Patients and carers often need an experienced clinician to coordinate their care, to help them navigate health services, and to provide a single point of contact for information and support. The role of the Cancer Care Coordinator is designed to help fulfil this need. Cancer Care Coordinators provide continuity of care through diagnosis, treatment including surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy and follow-up. 

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Eligibility

Any patient undergoing any part of their anti-cancer therapy within the Northern Sydney Local Health District can access a Cancer Care Coordinators' services.

Referral

There is no formal referral process for accessing the Cancer Care Coordinators. You may be referred by your treating Clinician or Health Care Team. Patients and carers can also self-refer when undergoing cancer treatment at Northern Sydney Local Health District or make telephone contact for more information. 

Quick links

http://www.cancerinstitute.org.au/media/147968/summary%20report%20minus%20es.pdf

Evaluating the effectiveness of cancer care coordination

Cancer Council NSW

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Northern Sydney Cancer Centre, Level 1, Royal North Shore Hospital
Reserve Rd
St Leonards, NSW 2065

Finding Us: The Northern Sydney Cancer Centre, Cancer Care Coordinators are located in the Northern Sydney Cancer Centre, which is on Level 1, Royal North Shore Hospital. When entering the hospitals main entrance via Reserve Road, take the Orange Lifts (or stairs) in the hospitals main foyer on Level 3, down two floors to Level 1 and follow the signs to the Northern Sydney Cancer Centre.

The Northern Sydney Local Health District McGrath Breast Care Nurses for the Northern Beaches, Hornsby and Ryde Hospitals are contactable as detailed above.

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Cancer Care Coordinators work variable days and hours, please contact the individual Coordinator to confirm working days/hours.

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Breast Cancer Care Coordinators: 02  9463 1201

McGrath Breast Care Nurse (Northern Beaches): 0448 435 388

McGrath Breast Care Nurse (Hornsby and Ryde Hospitals): 0438 210 422

Colorectal Cancer Care Coordinator: 02 9463 1209

Gynaecological Clinical Nurse Consultant: 02 9463 2191

Head and Neck Cancer Care Coordinator: 02 9463 1207

Haematology Clinical Nurse Consultant: 02 9463 2854

Hepatobiliary Cancer Care Coordinator: 02 9463 1208

Pancreatic Cancer Care Coordinator: 02 9463 1208

Neuro-oncology Cancer Care Coordinator: 02 8425 3610

Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Care Coordinator: 02 9463 1211

Urology Cancer Care Coordinator: 02  9463 1210