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Cancer Treatment

Oncology Care Berwick

Oncology care at Berwick

A cancer diagnosis is an emotional experience for you and your loved ones. You will have many questions that need answered and your team of specialists are here to help explain what your diagnosis means and guide you on your journey to recovery.

At St John of God Berwick Hospital we provide a holistic oncology service that supports your emotional and psychological wellbeing as well as your surgical and medical needs. Our cancer treatment services offer a high standard of professional and multidisciplinary care.

Our range of services include:Day Oncology Centre

  • Cancer surgery
  • Chemotherapy treatment
  • Pathology
  • Imaging
  • Allied health support
  • Medical physicians 
  • Pain management
  • Pastoral services
  • Palliative care
  • Home nursing

You will be treated in our comfortable 12 chair Day Wellness CentreOncology Centre, opened in February 2015, located at the
Specialist Centre,
Level 1,
55 Kangan Drive, Berwick
where we aim to offer a soothing and caring environment as you undergo your chemotherapy treatment.

The Day Oncology Centre offers a tranquil environment, with comfortable seating and light filled windows with a lovely view, and has been designed with our patient's wellbeing and comfort in mind. Our Wellness Centre, a quiet sanctuary away from the treatment area, is your home away from home and features computers, tea and coffee making facilities, seating, reading materials and a serene built-in fishtank.

Your multidisciplinary care teamDeb Ferguson Oncology Care Berwick

Currently we have 6 oncologists and a haemotologist with specialties in:

  • Breast
  • Bladder
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Gynaecology
  • General oncology
  • Haematology
  • Lung
  • Prostate

Our oncologists consult onsite at the hospital to ensure your treatment is managed in a cohesive manner working alongside with other specialties involved in your care.Berwick Day Oncology Team

Deborah Ferguson leads our professionally experienced nursing team who have clinical expertise in delivering a wide range of cancer treatments. Deborah has over 20 years experience in nursing, with 10 years experience in specialist oncology nursing. Deborah's philosophy, "Each person's cancer diagnosis and journey is unique. We endeavour to provide holistic, supportive and optimal patient care throughout your whole treatment journey and into recovery, that is tailored to meet your individual needs."

If there is anything we can do to make you more comfortable, please do ask. If you do encounter problems along the way there is 24 hour access to qualified nurses who you can call with any queries or for advice.
Tel: (03) 9709 1414

For more information about the St John of God Berwick Hospital Day Oncology Centre please contact:
Tel: (03) 8793 0575, between 8am - 5pm