Cancer Care Services Link

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After hours GP helpline (Heath Direct Australia)

The after hours GP helpline is an extension of the healthdirect nurse triage service providing you with free* medical advice and support.
*Call charges may apply from mobiles and payphones.

Toll Free: 1800 022 222

Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service

Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service is a community controlled organisation offering a wide range of services including health services.

Phone: 1800 421 640      

Albury Wodonga Health Rural Allied Health Team

The Allied Health group of AWH includes seven different professions. These are: Dietetics, Exercise Physiologists, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Social Work, Speech Pathology. These professionals offer services across the entire health care continuum of Albury Wodonga Health service. This includes both inpatient & community services at both Albury and Wodonga campuses.

Albury Wodonga Health Sub Acute and Continuing Care

Our service helps people in many aspects of their daily life. We offer a variety of services from the Emergency Department through to community based programs. All services provide a team approach to care. We work with both the client and their family / carers. We offer a time limited, goal directed program that focuses on improving quality of life and independence.

Phone: Albury: (02) 6058 4830 Wodonga: (02) 6051 7430      

Arthritis Victoria

Arthritis Victoria offer an interactive map of health care services, activity and healthy lifestyle services in Victoria.

Australasian Lymphology Association

The Australasian Lymphology Association (ALA) is committed to promoting the development of lymphology in Australasia. The Association will strive to improve the management of those with, or at risk of developing lymphoedema and enhance communication between health professionals, educators, relevant authorities and government in regard to oedemas and lymphoedema.  Search for a practitioner and find further information via the website.

Phone: (03) 9586 6030      

Better Health Channel

Find a health service such as GP, dietitians, physiotherapists, speech therapist, psychologists etc

Cancer Australia - Managing physical changes due to cancer

Managing physical changes due to cancer.

Toll Free: 1800 624 973

Cancer Council - Cancer Information for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people

Produced in consultation with the Aboriginal community to provide information and resources on cancer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Phone: 13 11 20      

Cancer Council - Overcoming physical side effects

Many physical challenges are common among women and men who have cancer. They may be temporary or ongoing and may depend on the type of treatment.

Phone: 13 11 20      

Chronic Disease Management

Your GP can plan and coordinate the health care of patients with chronic or terminal medical conditions, including patients with these conditions who require multidisciplinary, team-based care from a GP and at least two other health or care providers. with some costs funded under Medicare.

Toll Free: 1800 020 103

Continence Foundation of Australia

Promotes bladder and bowel health. Provides advice, a resource centre and helpline.

Toll Free: 1800 330 066

eviQ - Nutrition and Speech Pathology

Dealing with cancer and other medical conditions is stressful and it can become hard to remember all the information given by the many different specialists involved in your treatment. To help you remember certain nutrition and speech pathology needs, Peter Mac in collaboration with Western & Central Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service has developed seven short videos, called vodcasts, for you to watch.  They are designed to help you and your family or carer understand and remember the information given to you by health professionals. These vodcasts cover a number of different nutrition and speech pathology areas to help you.

Goulburn Valley Health Service Access Unit

The Service Access Unit provides a single point of access to all Allied Health, Community Health and Integrated Care services; ensuring that people access the right care, at the right time, at the right place.

Toll Free: 1800 222 582

Hume Region Palliative Care Consortium

Hume Region Palliative Care Consortium is an alliance between all the services in the Hume Region that provide palliative care services. The consortium aims to assist palliative care services in the region to provide a best practice service.

Phone: (03) 5832 3767      

Ileostomy Association Victoria

The Ileostomy Association of Victoria caters for all types of Ostomates including those with a Colostomy, Ileostomy and Urostomy.

Phone: (03) 9650 9040      

Local Primary & Community Heath Centre (Hume region)

Community Health Services are made up of Allied Health and Nursing clinicians who provide a range of primary care services including audiology, counselling/social work, dietetics, sexual health nursing, occupational therapy, podiatry, physiotherapy, speech pathology and health promotion to meet local needs and enable better health outcomes for the community.

Look Good Feel Better

Look Good Feel Better is a free national community service program dedicated to teaching cancer patients how to manage the appearance-related side-effects caused by cancer treatment. Women, men and teens participate in a practical workshop which covers skin care, make-up and head wear demonstrations, leaving them empowered and ready to face their cancer diagnosis with confidence.

Toll Free: 1800 650 960

Lymphoedema Association of Victoria

Provides information and support to people with lymphoedema.

Phone: 1300 852 850      

National Health Services Directory

The National Health Services Directory (NHSD) provides easy access to reliable and consistent information about health services for everyone.

Toll Free: 1800 022 222

National Home Doctor Service

After hours GP home visists bulk billed (Geographic boundaries apply)

Phone: 13 7425 (13 SICK)      

Nurse On Call

NURSE-ON-CALL provides immediate, confidential expert health advice from a registered nurse, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. NURSE-ON-CALL is a Victorian Government health initiative.

Phone: 1300 60 60 24      

Oncology massage

Oncology Massage is 'mindful massage' focusing on eliciting the relaxation response in clients who have cancer, are in treatment for cancer or who have a history of cancer.

Peter Mac OnTrac

ONTrac at Peter Mac has access to a range of allied health services including occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech therapy and dietetics

Phone: (03) 9656 1744      

Quit

Quit Victoria is dedicated to eliminating the pain, suffering and cost caused by tobacco.

Phone: 13 78 48      

Reclaim Your Curves

Reclaim Your Curves is a registered charity run by a crew of volunteers, created to assist women to plan their life after breast cancer, specifically women seeking breast reconstruction. 

Practical advice and medical information in these pages is sourced from women who have undergone breast reconstruction and from the health professionals who have cared for them.

Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative Ltd

The Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative Ltd provides a variety of services including health services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Shepparton, Victoria.

Phone: (03)5820 0000      

The Colostomy Association of NSW Inc

The Colostomy Association of NSW Inc is dedicated to the support of memebers who have undergone surgery resulting in a Colostomy, Ileostomy, Ileal Conduit, Urostomy or other external pouch procedures.

Phone: 1300 678 669      
For information and support, call a cancer nurse on 13 11 20. To use an interpreter call 13 14 50. You can also email askanurse@cancervic.org.au or visit www.cancervic.org.au.
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