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2017 News Archive

Introducing Our Patron – Dr Ros Worthington OAM

Introducing Our Patron – Dr Ros Worthington OAM

We are so proud and grateful to the amazing philanthropist Dr Ros Worthington OAM who has agreed to be the Patron of chemo@home. I would encourage you all to find out more about this sincere, kind, intelligent woman who works so hard for charities and causes in which she believes. Ros is the founder of […]

View Health chemo@home –  Summer 2017 Update

View Health chemo@home – Summer 2017 Update

Especially for our health professionals and partners; the View Health – chemo@home Summer newsletter is available by clicking here

chemo@home Aknowledged by States Leading Health Managers

chemo@home Aknowledged by States Leading Health Managers

chemo@home has been aknowledged for disrupting the health sector by the states leading health managers at the Australian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM) annual general meeting in Perth. chemo@home burst onto the scene in 2013, with its innovative patient-centered at home chemotherapy service.  Since then it has grown and expanded its services to patients with chronic […]

chemo@home contracts with Royal Adelaide Hospital

chemo@home contracts with Royal Adelaide Hospital

Royal Adelaide Hospital has contracted chemo@home to provide home chemothearpy to cancer patients, during the transition from the old to the new hospital. Julie Adams from chemo@home said “we are delighted to be able to offer public patients in South Australia access to at home chemotherapy, especially at this time when the hospital is shifting to […]

chemo@home Offers Greater Convenience and Satisfaction to IBD Patients Receiving Infliximab and Vedolizumab

chemo@home Offers Greater Convenience and Satisfaction to IBD Patients Receiving Infliximab and Vedolizumab

Many Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) patients need ongoing treatment with immunotherapy medications given by infusion at regualr intervals.  Traditionally these infusions have only been given in hospital. However, ground-breaking research presented at the Gastroenterological Society of Australia’s Annual meeting on the Gold Coast in August has highlighted the beneifts and safety of chemo@home for patients […]

Julie Adams Wins Prestigous AIM – Australia’s Leadership Excellence Award

Julie Adams Wins Prestigous AIM – Australia’s Leadership Excellence Award

The prestigious Australian Leadership Excellence Awards (ALEAs) celebrate inspirational, passionate and talented leaders from across the nation. The awards put a spotlight on the individual contributions and achievements of these leaders whilst also encouraging nominees to reflect on their careers and personal development over the past twelve months. “The Australian Leadership Excellence Awards (ALEAs) acknowledge […]

Cancer treatment is hard. But one thing made it a little bit better for Olive.

Cancer treatment is hard. But one thing made it a little bit better for Olive.

WOW!! Over 900,000 views of our beautiful and inspirational Olive on facebook.  This shows how much the community wants to be able to have their chemo@home!! Hear how much of a difference having her cancer treatment at home has made to Olive here

Curtin Alumni Innovator – Julie Adams

Curtin Alumni Innovator – Julie Adams

Julie Adams’s daughter once said to her, I get why you do what you do, now. It makes a difference to people’s lives. Julie Co-Founded with Lorna Cook chemo@home, Australia’s leading provider of home-based cancer services, delivering cancer therapy and infusions for chronic illnesses to patients safely in the comfort of their own home. Find […]

Julie Adams – Finalist in Western Australian of the Year 2017

Julie Adams – Finalist in Western Australian of the Year 2017

The Western Australian of the Year Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding contribution to our state . The Awards celebrate excellence in business leadership, social entrepreneurship and innovation; improving the profile of WA arts and culture; inspirational role models in the Aboriginal community; positive social, scientific and economic impact; achievement in sport; and improving the lives […]

Julie Adams Interviewed on 6PR

Julie Adams Interviewed on 6PR

Simon Beaumont interviewed Julie Adams, the 2016 Telstra WA Business Woman of the Year.  Hear Julie talk about the benefits of having chemotherapy at home and how chemo@home is growing rapidly across the country.  The full radio interview is here.

Behind the Brand – Julie Adams

Behind the Brand – Julie Adams

How I Help Cancer Patients Receive Care in their own Home

Chemo@home on its way to Melbourne

Chemo@home on its way to Melbourne

Herald Sun reports on award-winning Perth-based enterprise, chemo@home, which is looking to expand its chemotherapy-at- home business into Victoria.  Read more here.

World First Presentation on the Home Administration of Natalizumab in Multiple Sclerosis

World First Presentation on the Home Administration of Natalizumab in Multiple Sclerosis

A world first presentation at the 2017 Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists Annual Conference “Establishment of the First Home Administered Natalizumab Infusion Service for the Treatment of Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS)”. S Vijayan1, J Adams2, L Cook2, Z Haskins2, A Kermode1 1Centre for Neuromuscular and Neurological Disorders, The Perron Institute, Nedlands, Perth, WA 2chemo@home, […]

Managing Director Julie Adams Interviewed on 720 ABC “Who Are You?”

Managing Director Julie Adams Interviewed on 720 ABC “Who Are You?”

Delighted that chemo@home’s Managing Director, Julie Adams was interviewed live this morning on “Who are you?”, 720 ABC.  If you missed the interview you can listen to it here.

Chemo@home Donates $20K to Brain Cancer Charity

Chemo@home Donates $20K to Brain Cancer Charity

How fabulous it was for chemo@home to be able to donate $20,000 to the James Crofts Hope Foundation. Very happy to supprt such a worthy cause.  The money is from our winning in two categories at the Australian Institute of Management Pinnacle awards.

Westpac 200 Business’s of Tomorrow Winner

Westpac 200 Business’s of Tomorrow Winner

Can’t believe we made the top 200 businesses in Australia!!!!  How very exciting and such an honour to be recognised along with such big and successful businesses.  Read about the announcement here

Book Launch – Extra. Ordinary. Businesswomen

Book Launch – Extra. Ordinary. Businesswomen

The story of Julie Adams and Lorna Cook has been published along with 33 other inspiring business women.  The book, Extra. Ordinary. Businesswomen was launched at the East Perth Yacht Club on the 30th March 2017, where the women celebrated their achievements.  

International Women’s Day 2017

International Women’s Day 2017

Here are  a few photos from Business Women Australia’s lunch to celebrate International Women’s Day on the 8th March 2017… Julie Adams was lucky enough to be invited to be the keynote speaker!!

Adelaide chemo@home has started!

Adelaide chemo@home has started!

Adelaide chemo@home is off and running!! Our fabulous team has put in a monumental effort making the start-up in Adelaide go so smoothly. Huge thanks to all the medical, nursing and pharmacy staff at the RAH and TQEH who have embraced chemo@home. And last, but certainly not least, welcome to all our new patients. We […]

Yin and Yang – Julie Adams and Lorna Cook

Yin and Yang – Julie Adams and Lorna Cook

Very happy and humbled by the yin and yang article, beautifully written by Katie Hampson, in today’s West Magazine. Best business partners ever . So grateful that chemo@home is able to help more and more people with cancer and chronic illnesses. We are changing the way healthcare is delivered…and this is only the start!!!  Read […]

Chemo@home patients in the West Australian!

Chemo@home patients in the West Australian!

Thank you to Peter and Emma for your beautiful words, published in today’s West Australian paper. It is truly our pleasure to offer chemo@home to the community, as we believe it is best way for treatment to be delivered – both for patients and their families. Now established in Perth…it’s time to move onto the […]

Julie Adams Presented at NAPSA Congress

Julie Adams Presented at NAPSA Congress

Presenting at the National Australian Pharmacy Students’ Association (NAPSA) Congress in Perth with the Hon Ken Wyatt. Chemo@home challenging young “soon-to-be” pharmacists to CHange the way they think about where health care services are delivered, Engage with their patients and MOtivate yourself to explore career opportunities in this space. Really great to meet so many […]