Nowra Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Day Oncology Unit

About Us

The Nowra Private Hospital Day Oncology Unit comprises of two chairs for the treatment or management of chronic illness and cancer. Our specialised team of medical oncologists and nurses are skilled to deliver the following services:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Haematological treatments
  • Immunoglobulin infusions
  • Iron infusions
  • Blood transfusions
  • Specialist drug infusions

Why choose Nowra Private Hospital Day Oncology

The Nowra Private Hospital Day Oncology Unit is a brand new, purpose designed unit offering spacious treatment areas. Treatments are delivered in a relaxed, supportive and welcoming atmosphere.

Our staff are dedicated to providing a personalised and professional service, taking some of the anxiety and inconvenience away from receiving treatment. Patients have access to wireless internet, Foxtel, colouring books, meditation and relaxation activities.

During treatment, the hospital provides quality meals, tea and coffee for patients. A support person is welcome to attend the unit and also catered for.

About our Staff

Nowra Private Hospital takes pride in the warmth and optimism fostered by our medical and nursing team. Our team gives personal attention to each patient, assessing their current health status, educating them about their disease and the treatment they will be receiving.

Patients of the Day Oncology Unit have access to the following staff and services:

  • Medical Oncologists
  • Oncology Nurses
  • Dedicated Breast Care Nurse
  • Social Worker
  • Physiotherapy services
  • Pharmacist
  • Dietician
  • Pathology
  • Occupational Therapy

Breast Service

Nowra Private Hospital offers specialised support through our dedicated Breast Care Nurse. The Breast Care Nurse is available to support breast cancer patients and their families from diagnosis through to treatment and follow up. The role of the Breast Care Nurse is to:

  • Answer any questions from patients and families
  • Explain surgery and treatment options
  • Coordinate treatment plans
  • Explain what to expect prior to surgery or treatment
  • Visit patients during their stay in hospital
  • Assist with information and advice on wound care, breast prosthesis and reconstruction and specialised bras
  • Provide emotional support to patients and families
  • Facilitate referrals to support groups
  • Offer ongoing support as required

Community Support Programs

Nowra Private Hospital recommends a number of community programs to foster the well-being of Oncology patients and their families. Our staff can provide further information about local support groups at appointments

Location

The Day Oncology Unit is located in North Wing of Nowra Private Hospital.

You can contact the unit on 02 4424 4786

Cancer

Cancer