- Individuals must receive a medical referral to an appropriate clinician.
- Individuals should be mobile and self-caring, or if physically limited, will be required to bring a carer for the duration of treatment.
Patients must receive a medical referral to an appropriate clinician directly or through a multi-disciplinary clinic.
Treatment appointments are negotiated through the Day Treatment Nurse Unit Manager.
Urgent cases can be referred directly to a Clinician. Alternatively, patients may attend the Emergency Department at Royal North Shore Hospital, where there is 24 hour access to medical care
All new patients referred for cancer therapy will be invited to attend a pre-treatment information session. The education is facilitated by a specialist cancer nurse, whom will give a general overview of cancer treatment, side effects, and recommendations for self-care whilst receiving cancer treatment. It is essential that a referring clinician notifies the unit of any known infections or multi-resistant known organisms such as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) or Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci (VRE) at the time of referral.
Individuals should alert the Day Treatment Nurse Unit Manager if they are experiencing any respiratory symptoms, as they will need to be isolated due to the Immune compromised nature of the patient population attending Northern Sydney Cancer Centre.
Royal North Shore Hospital Upper Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Cancer Multidisciplinary Team http://www.canrefer.org.au/service/18
Royal North Shore Hospital Colorectal Cancer Multidisciplinary Team http://www.canrefer.org.au/service/15
Royal North Shore Hospital Urology Cancer Multidisciplinary Team http://www.canrefer.org.au/service/75
Royal North Shore Hospital Neurological Cancer Multidisciplinary Team http://www.canrefer.org.au/service/336
Royal North Shore Hospital Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Team http://www.canrefer.org.au/service/62
Royal North Shore Hospital Head and Neck Cancer Multidisciplinary Team http://www.canrefer.org.au/service/17
Royal North Shore Hospital Gynaecological Cancer Multidisciplinary Team http://www.canrefer.org.au/service/64
Royal North Shore Hospital Endocrine Tumour Multidisciplinary Team http://www.canrefer.org.au/service/95
Royal North Shore Hospital Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Team http://www.canrefer.org.au/service/12