Mar 6 2018

MT DRUITT PALLIATIVE CARE UNIT » Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre Westmead, palliative care cancer.#Palliative #care #cancer

Palliative care cancer

Palliative care cancer

The visit by HRH Crown Princess Mary for the renaming of the Centre was a tribute to the quality of the work we do

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Our patients enjoy a panoramic view during radiation therapy treatment

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Health in our hands – treating our patients with compassion, dignity and respect

and gaining a better understanding of their needs

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For decades the facility at Westmead has been a leading Australian centre for treatment, teaching and research.

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Multi-Disciplinary Team Care Approach: Wouldn’t you prefer it if all of your specialists were talking to each other,

deciding on the best treatment for you?

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Translational cancer research, sees researchers working very closely with clinicians

to improve outcomes for our patients

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The Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre Westmead

Internationally accredited as a ESMO Designated Center of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care

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Introducing Professor Anna deFazio, Sydney West Chair in Translational Cancer Research

who is pioneering groundbreaking research into ovarian cancer.

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Care Coordinators – dedicated to helping in all aspects of disease treatment and side-effects.


Mt Druitt Palliative Care Unit is a 16 bed multidisciplinary inpatient facility with outpatient services and after hours nursing service. The unit provides community support with the availability of home visits by social work, bereavement counsellor and occupational therapist.

An after hours Palliative Care Nursing Service provides telephone support to patients outside of normal business hours across the Sydney West Network.

The Palliative Care Unit at Mt Druitt Hospital is part of the specialist networked service that along with Nepean, Springwood, Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury, Blacktown, and St Josephs Hospital Auburn provide specialist multidisciplinary palliative care to patients with malignant or non malignant conditions that require symptom control, pain management and end of life care. Supportive and Palliative Care services are part of the Sydney West Cancer network.

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Monday to Sunday, 24 hours a day.

Mount Druitt Hospital Palliative Care Unit,

75 Railway Street Mount Druitt 2770

Tel: 02 9881 1695

Fax: 02 9881 1759

Service fees

Fees charged: All inpatient and outpatient services are bulk billed. Patients should bring a Medicare Card, along with any private health insurance details.

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