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Coronavirus Pandemic Leads to More at-home Cancer Treatments

Coronavirus Pandemic Leads to More at-home Cancer Treatments

COVID-19 has definitely made people more aware how safe it is to have treatment at home. The benefits are numerous including the rarely talked about financial benefits for the patient and their family (less travel costs, less parking costs, reduced day care costs for those with children, minimising loss of patient and carer income). COVID-19 […]

Nurses Recognised as Healthcare Heroes During COVID-19

Nurses Recognised as Healthcare Heroes During COVID-19

Two of our wonderful View Health – chemo@home nurses have been recognised as healthcare heroes for their efforts during COVID-19.  We all hope that Jan and Maragaret have a lovely time during their staycation. Over 5000 nominations were received in the Crown Perth and The West Australian’s Healthcare Heroes initiative, with 250 nurses being invited […]

HCF’s treatment at home program a godsend for Matthew Grootenboer

HCF’s treatment at home program a godsend for Matthew Grootenboer

HCF’s treatment at home program was a godsend for Matthew Grootenboer, a married fireman with four children, after he discovered in June 2019 that he had testicular cancer. HCF have treatment at home options for eligible members on a range of treatments because they want to give you the choice of how you’re treated, whenever […]

Giving kindness ❤

Giving kindness ❤

Our team are super special. Identifying the isolation our patients are feeling, led one of our beautiful nurses to arrange gift packs filled with kindness and love to be delivered to their homes. Thank you so much to Soul Gestures, Roc Candy, Innaloo Florist, Connolly and Associates and Total Tint Solutions for making this possible. […]

BUPA reports a surge in home chemotherapy in response to COVID-19

BUPA reports a surge in home chemotherapy in response to COVID-19

The growth in home based chemotherapy usage comes at a time when immune-suppressed patients, such as those living with cancer, seem to be choosing to avoid going to hospital due to their higher risk of contracting COVID-19 via community transmission. As trusted partners with BUPA we are honoured to be able to provide services to […]

Cancer patients rapidly taking up home service for receiving their chemotherapy

Cancer patients rapidly taking up home service for receiving their chemotherapy

Along with 2 days of no new coronovirus cases, Channel 7 tweeted this fabulous story about cancer patients rapidly taking up chemo@home for receiving their chemotherapy. While our service aims to stop our most vulnerable being accidentally infected by COVID-19 patients, it has had other far-reaching benefits. Cancer patients are rapidly taking up a new […]

Protecting Vulnerable South Australians From COVID-19

Protecting Vulnerable South Australians From COVID-19

23/04/2020 | Stephen Wade MLC | Better Services -Media Release   Eligible patients undergoing cancer treatment at the Royal Adelaide Hospital are now able to receive chemotherapy at home, in an effort to reduce the need for vulnerable people to attend hospital during the coronavirus pandemic. Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade said this […]

View Health chemo@home Bunbury 2020 Update

View Health chemo@home Bunbury 2020 Update

Especially for our health professionals and partners; the View Health – chemo@home newsletter highlighting our start up in Bunbury is available by clicking here

Avoiding Hospitals During COVID-19

Avoiding Hospitals During COVID-19

Avoiding hospitals by being treated at home when your immune system is low is a very sensible way of reducing the risk of COVID-19.  As featured on ABC News

View Health chemo@home COVID-19 2020 Update

View Health chemo@home COVID-19 2020 Update

Especially for our health professionals and partners; the View Health – chemo@home newsletter highlighting our managment of COVID-19 is available by clicking here

Reducing the Risk of COVID-19 (Coronovirus)

Reducing the Risk of COVID-19 (Coronovirus)

Sadly, the first report of an Australian dying from COVID-19 (coronovirus) has occurred at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in WA. Data from the  US highlights that the fatality rate from COVID-19 in people with other illnesses or compromised immune systems (such as those having chemo and immuno therapies) is about 15%, compared to 2% with […]

IT’S WORLD CANCER DAY

IT’S WORLD CANCER DAY

Our Managing Director, Julie Adams, talked today about how immunotherapy is offering new hope for cancer patients with 7AD’s Martin Agytin. And if you liked Julie’s explanation on the main types of immunotherapy treatments, using the army as an analogie, here it is again 😊: 1. Give the enemy red hats to make it easier for […]

Is Chemotherapy Still Important?

Is Chemotherapy Still Important?

Chemotherapy.  Our oncology day-units were built around delivering chemotherapy.  Our health care professionals trained to manage chemotherapy.  Our patient resources to inform about the side-effects of chemotherapy. But like a cool breeze turning into a brisk wind and then transforming into a howling gale, treatment for cancer and a whole range of medical conditions is […]

Hospitals don’t need to re-invent the wheel when it comes to home-based treatments

Hospitals don’t need to re-invent the wheel when it comes to home-based treatments

As one of the pioneers of home-based infusions and now Australia’s leading provider of these treatments, I was interested to read the recent opinion piece from Toby Hall, CEO of one of Australia’s leading providers of public and private hospitals. He argues very convincingly that Australia will need fewer hospitals, and that the healthcare model […]

No Excess!!

No Excess!!

1st January 2020 New decade. New year. This means you will need to pay any excess due on your private health insurance policy if you are admitted to a private hospital or day-unit after the 1st Jan for cancer therapy or a medical infusion. Not so with View Health – chemo@home. With View Health – […]

Making Life Easier for those with Crohn’s and Colitis

Making Life Easier for those with Crohn’s and Colitis

Did you know View Health – chemo@home can do infusions for Crohn’s and Colitis? Crohn’s and Colitis cause inflammation of the digestive tract, which can lead to abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss and malnutrition. Read about how we have made a difference to Bill’s life, allowing him to travel across the country and […]

View Health chemo@home – Christmas Update

View Health chemo@home – Christmas Update

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

Should patients with private health insurance be treated in a public hospital?

Should patients with private health insurance be treated in a public hospital?

As the discussion rages over the value of private health insurance and the media reports that the percentage of Australians with basic hospital cover has dropped to its lowest level in more than a decade, a controversial question remains overlooked. Should patients with private health insurance be treated in public hospitals? Public hospitals around the […]

View Health chemo@home – Spring 2019 Update

View Health chemo@home – Spring 2019 Update

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

Healthcare Outreach Prioritises Patients

Healthcare Outreach Prioritises Patients

Pioneering business chemo@home has developed a strong market position for its niche healthcare offering, providing chemotherapy and other types of infusions to patients in familiar surrounding outside of a hospital setting. Read more form the Business News article here.

When Health Care is Not About the Patient

When Health Care is Not About the Patient

Have you ever believed in something, something you thought everyone else believed in as well, only to find out it wasn’t the truth? Just after we started chemo@home a very high-up executive said to us during a meeting, ‘it’s not about the patients, don’t bring emotion into this.’ It was the first time, but definitely […]

chemo@home Providing at-home Cancer Treatments in NSW

chemo@home Providing at-home Cancer Treatments in NSW

View Health – chemo@home is so proud to make the experience of having chemotherapy easier for people with cancer. We are loving working with Dr Tafreshi and Shellharbour Private Hospital to make at home treatments a reality in NSW. Read about the development of our services in NSW in the Illawarra Mercury here.

Would you Like Some Marijuana with your Chemo?

Would you Like Some Marijuana with your Chemo?

I am frequently asked, as a pharmacist who specialises in cancer medicine, what do I think about the use of marijuana for medical conditions? I often reflect back to dispensing dronabinol (a synthetic THC product) for chemotherapy induced nausea and HIV related wasting syndrome, when I first started working as a pharmacist in a hospital […]

Sexuality and Cancer; It’s More Important than you Think – World Sexual Health Day 4th September

Sexuality and Cancer; It’s More Important than you Think – World Sexual Health Day 4th September

A cancer diagnosis is devastating; however, few people consider what impacts the treatment will have on their sexual function or intimate relationships. Cancer and its treatment can affect your body image, emotions and sometimes your physical ability to have sex. Women may suffer vaginal dryness, loss of sensation or pain and men may suffer from […]

Eradicating HPV; Why Australia is Leading the Way – World Sexual Health Day 4th September

Eradicating HPV; Why Australia is Leading the Way – World Sexual Health Day 4th September

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common sexually transmissible virus that affects both men and women. The virus causes a range of conditions, from warts to serious conditions such as cancers of the cervix, vagina, vulva, penis, anus and oesophagus. Some key facts about HPV You can get HPV even if you’ve only had sex once […]

Immune Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis at Home

Immune Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis at Home

Did you know chemo@home also administer infusions of immune therapies to treat MS. Treatment at home helps make people’s lives just that little bit easier. Watch this fabulous episode of Insight to see what living with MS is like, what challenges people face and the treatments which are improving lives. https://www.sbs.com.au/…/insig…/tvepisode/multiple-sclerosis

Is Receiving Treatment at Home Safe?

Is Receiving Treatment at Home Safe?

When people ask me, ‘is having chemo at home safe?’ I find it difficult to answer. To be honest, the answer is both yes, and no. I have worked managing a ‘home chemo’ service for just under 20 years. I have developed a robust set of systems and processes to treat cancer and chronic disease […]

Lord Love a Lefty – World Left Handers Day 13th August

Lord Love a Lefty – World Left Handers Day 13th August

We all know a few facts about left handed people, or ‘south paws’ as they are affectionally known.  Like, they are more creative, are fond of a tipple or that they make great leaders. Though most of these facts, while fascinating, are not backed up by the science.   What you may not know is […]

Private Health Insurance – Is It Worth It?

Private Health Insurance – Is It Worth It?

Ever wondered if your Private Health Insurance was worth the money? Listen to View Health – chemo@home’s Company Director, Lorna Cook, discuss this with Chris Ilsley on 6PR. Listen to the interview here.

Cancer Nurses Society of Australia, Winter Congress 2019

Cancer Nurses Society of Australia, Winter Congress 2019

View Health – chemo@home Directors Julie Adams and Lorna Cook, along with Loretta Zanella recently presented three posters at the Cancer Nurses Society of Australia, Winter Congress 2019. View Heatlh – chemo@home is at the cutting edge of home chemotherapy and immunotherapy services.  The three posters presented were: It Feels Like Home – The Chemo Day-Unit […]

View Health chemo@home – Winter 2019 Update

View Health chemo@home – Winter 2019 Update

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

Julie Adams Survives Dirk Hartog Adventure Challenge!

Julie Adams Survives Dirk Hartog Adventure Challenge!

Every year 250-300 children in Australia are diagnosed with brain cancer, and brain cancer kills more children than any other disease. Treatment for childhood brain cancer has not changed for over thirty years, and therefore neither has the survival rate. The Pirate Ship Foundation raises money for the Brain Tumour Research Program, at the Telethon Kids Institute. […]

Flourishing Women in Workplaces

Flourishing Women in Workplaces

View Health – chemo@home Director, Julie Adams, was invited to be a part of a panel discussion at the Australian Women’s Leadership Symposium in Perth, WA. Women face a variety of unique challenges in business and Julie’s somewhat different way of looking at these challenges provided a interesting perspective and counterpoint to the panel discussion.

chemo@home First Patient Treated in NSW!

chemo@home First Patient Treated in NSW!

The first NSW patient to be treated by chemo@home was treated in Shellharbour this week and the doctors have heaped great praise welcoming the service in their district for their patients. #chemoathome #patientcentriccare Lorna Cook co founder of chemo@home also attended the Shellharbour Private Hospital Cancer Treatment Study Day.

Financial Interest in Alternative Models of Healthcare

Financial Interest in Alternative Models of Healthcare

View Health – chemo@home Director, Julie Adams, gave invaluable insight into alternate models of healthcare at the Morgan Stanley Australia Private Health Forum in Melbourne, VIC. The panel discussion focused on “out of hospital” models of care, a topic which Julie is both passioinate and knowledable about. The audience wa prompted to think about the […]

View Health chemo@home – Autumn 2019 Update

View Health chemo@home – Autumn 2019 Update

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

Dirk Hartog Island Adventure Challenge

Dirk Hartog Island Adventure Challenge

On the 11th of May Managing Director, Julie Adams, will set off with 11 other adventurous soles on their pioneering journey (The Adventurers: Dirk Hartog Survivor), hiking the length of Dirk Hartog Island to raise money for childhood brain cancer research. Carrying all that they need to live for the week, fishing for their dinner, […]

The Media – Love or Hate Them (psst we love them)

The Media – Love or Hate Them (psst we love them)

The Media… everyone has an opinion on them (which is often not flattering), but at chemo@home we are very grateful for the help they give us to get our message out to the community. Here is a Podcast our Managing Director did with Nick Hayes from Media Stable on working with the Media. Listen to the podcast […]

chemo@home Recognised by HCF Slingshot as a Top Innovative Company

chemo@home Recognised by HCF Slingshot as a Top Innovative Company

Lorna Cook, chemo@home DIrector, presented in Sydney in the finals of the HCF Catalyst Slingshot program with 8 other innovative Australian companies. So wonderful that once again chemo@home has achieved recognition and success as a top innovative company in Australia. Thank you to all our supporters who believe in patient choice #slingshotters and #hcfcatalyst So pleased to announce […]

Donor Mate’s First ‘Touch & Go’ Kiosk

Donor Mate’s First ‘Touch & Go’ Kiosk

We are so proud to support and promote Donor Mate’s first ‘Touch & Go’ kiosk. The new kiosk was launched last week at our partner pharmacy Matilda Bay Pharmacy, located on the grounds of the University of WA. Did you know that over 1,500 Aussies are currently sitting around waiting for a life-saving transplant? But only […]

Julie Adams talks on the Power of the Customer

Julie Adams talks on the Power of the Customer

Recently View Health – chemo@home Director, Julie Adams, was an invited to discuss “Customer power” at the CEO Summit in Perth, WA. The lively panel discussion revolved around the policies which unleash the customer as key in aged care and health sectors.

Immunotherapy; Dramatically Changing the Treatment of Cancer

Immunotherapy; Dramatically Changing the Treatment of Cancer

Jenny Seaton from Curtin FM interviews chemo@home’s Managing Director, Julie Adams, on how immunotherapy medications are dramatically changing the treatment of cancer. A new and fascinating area which is offering a valuable option for some cancers where treament choices were limited, and improving the outcomes in other cancers. Listen to the interview here.

Julie Adams Inspiring the Graduates of 2019

Julie Adams Inspiring the Graduates of 2019

chemo@home’s Managing Director, Julie Adams, graduated with her first degree in 1986. On Tuesday she was the invited to give the occasional address at the graduating ceremony for the 2019 nursing, midwifery, paramedic and pharmacy graduates at Curtin University. It was an absolute honour, and she was so excited (and couldn’t quite believe she was […]

chemo@home Opens in VICTORIA!

chemo@home Opens in VICTORIA!

chemo@home has treated its first patients in VICTORIA. Our Victorian clinical team, headed by Nicole Walker, is being supported by the WA/SA chemo@home team as we develop and expand our services. Thank you to all the WA/SA chemo@home team, especially Richelle Finselbach, Alicia Hopper and Molly Wilkes for ensuring such a smooth start-up. If you, […]

Curtin FM Talking About Hospitals of the Future (hint, they’re your home)!

Curtin FM Talking About Hospitals of the Future (hint, they’re your home)!

Listen to Jenny Seaton from Curtin FM talking to chemo@home’s Managing Director Julie Adams about how home is the hospital of the futiure. Now, you will notice that Jenny introduces Julie’s business partner and co-founder of chemo@home, Lorna Cook, as the interviewee, but Julie just didn’t have the heart to correct her. Besides, Julie and […]

chemo@home; Making Christmas Easier

chemo@home; Making Christmas Easier

Making the Christmas and New Year holiday period easier with chemo@home. Listen to Adelaide 5AA’s Brad Aldridge discuss with chemo@home’s Managing Director Julie Adams how the option of having treatment at home is so important at this time of year. You can listen to the interview here.

View Health chemo@home – Christmas 2018 Update

View Health chemo@home – Christmas 2018 Update

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

Triple M – Australia at Night asks “Are Homes the Hospital of the Future”?

Triple M – Australia at Night asks “Are Homes the Hospital of the Future”?

WOW…so much more national interest! Listen to Triple M’s Stephen Cenatiempo on Australia by Night talk to chemo@home’s Julie Adams about how our homes are the hosptials of the future. Stephen asked whether there was any reistance from doctors…what do you think Julie’s answer was? Listen to the interview here.

chemo@home in a HOTEL! As seen on Channel 7 news!

chemo@home in a HOTEL! As seen on Channel 7 news!

Blue Dot Army is excited to announce its partnership with chemo@home and Metro Hotel Perth to bring a new and innovative option for people undergoing infusion treatment for cancer or chronic illnesses. The Metro Hotel in South Perth is offering a $100/night for all patients receiving chemo@home treatment. The $100 can include up to 4 […]

Perth Tonight – Would you do chemo@home?

Perth Tonight – Would you do chemo@home?

Did you know that in the very near future your house may well become your hospital? Many experts, including world renowned ‘Hospital in the Home’ expert Professor Bruce Leffs, from the Johns Hopkins Hospital in the US, believes that traditional hospital care is no longer a sustainable model. In this interview Chris Ilsley touches on the […]

chemo@home Winner of 2018 WA Innovator of the Year Award

chemo@home Winner of 2018 WA Innovator of the Year Award

Chemo@home are excited to announce winning the 2018 WA Innovator of the Year Awards – Growth Category. Congratulations to our very dedicated team who just keep on raising the bar in the home treatment of patients with cancer and chronic diseases. Thank you to the Dept of JTSI, Lyn Beazley, Fiona Wood, Dave Kelly, Mark […]

Male Breast Cancer

Male Breast Cancer

chemo@home’s Managing Director, Julie Adams, talks to Triple M’s Stephen Cenatiempo on Australia by Night about how men can recognise breast cancer symptoms and the question of how to get men to have symptoms checked out by a doctor. You can listen to the interview here. If you or someone you know would like to […]

chemo@home Presents at Australasian College of Health Services Management in Darwin

chemo@home Presents at Australasian College of Health Services Management in Darwin

Lorna Cook, Co-Founder and Director of chemo@home, stimulated the audience of health executives when she addressed the Australasian College of Health Services Management in Darwin. The Federal Governments health reform agenda is encouraging patients to receive their chemotherapy in their community rather than in hospital. Chemo@home is at the forefront of this safe convenient treatment […]

BUPA Members Now Covered For chemo@home!

BUPA Members Now Covered For chemo@home!

BUPA members are now covered for cancer treatments and infusions for chronic diseases at home!!!! Such great news for all those who would like to have their treatment at home. BUPA are expecting around 30% of all the above treatments will be given at home within about 5 years. That makes for a very bright […]

View Health chemo@home – Winter 2018 Update

View Health chemo@home – Winter 2018 Update

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

Some Good News About the Way we View Cancer

Some Good News About the Way we View Cancer

chemo@home Co-Founder and Director, Lorna Cook, was recently interviewed for Tasmania’s “The Drive Home With Glen” about the good news in cancer care.  You can listen to the interview here.

3AW’s Alan Pearsall Gets the Low Down on chemo@home

3AW’s Alan Pearsall Gets the Low Down on chemo@home

Wowser, wowser 10 minutes of Melbourne finest radio.  3AW’s Alan Pearsall asked all the good questions of chemo@home’s Julie Adams.  What an interview!  You can listen to it here.

Perth Public Patients Calling for chemo@home

Perth Public Patients Calling for chemo@home

Calls for WA public patients to have access to chemo@home, as seen on Channel 10 Perth Eyewitness News tonight. Currently only available to privately insured patients, WA public patients and families are becoming increasing vocal and angry about being denied access to the hugely successful home chemotherapy service. With the number of patients needing treatment […]

Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane here we come!

Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane here we come!

Channel 9 breaking news!!!!! Chemo@home will be available in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane within weeks. This is in addition to the current, highly successful, service in Perth and Adelaide.  Watch the Channel 9 interview here.

Liam’s Story

Liam’s Story

At chemo@home, we believe that patients should be allowed to have more choice in how and where they receive their treatment. Liam is just one of many patients who has made the choice to have his treatment at home. For more information head to our website chemoathome.com.au or you can call our office on 1300 […]

chemo@home Embraces Digital Health

chemo@home Embraces Digital Health

To provide our patients with the most advanced and safest care possible, it is important to embrace technological advances. To see what we have been up to behind the scenes to deliver the best possible patient experience click here. #chemoathome, #chemotherapy, #digitalhealth, #cancer, #chronicillness, #Episoft, #Illuminance, #adaptbydesign, #patientexperience, #medicationmanagement, #patientchoice, #empoweringpatients  

View Health chemo@home – Autumn 2018 Update

View Health chemo@home – Autumn 2018 Update

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

Claudia’s Story

Claudia’s Story

Last night we hosted an event with our colleagues from Solaris Care, Breast Cancer Care WA, Melanoma WA and the Cancer Wellness Centre. Thank you so much to Dr Ru-Wen Teh who spoke about patient choice and to the beautiful Claudia Van Dijk who shared her story. Diagnosed with breast cancer within weeks of giving […]

Iron Infusions at Home!

Iron Infusions at Home!

Did you know chemo@home can do iron infusions in the comfort of your own home, or any other convenient location? The home visit is fully covered by most private health insurers, and the cost for people without insurance is less than a private hospital! Imagine that, no driving, no parking, no childcare, no waiting in […]

Inspiring Women at Zonta Club Bunbury on IWD 2018

Inspiring Women at Zonta Club Bunbury on IWD 2018

The Zonta Club of Bunbury where very appreciative to Julie Adams, co-founder of Chemo@home who was guest speaker at their International Women’s Day breakfast. An inspiring speaker, the audience was very grateful to Julie for sharing her story on life, growth and leadership.

Supporting the Telethon Adventurers on IWD 2018

Supporting the Telethon Adventurers on IWD 2018

Today Julie Adams had the absolute pleasure of celebrating International Women’s Day with the AFA Association of Financial Advisers Inspire community.  Julie who was the Western Australian 2016 Telstra Business Woman of the Year, shared the incredible story that led to starting her own health service. During the event AFA Association of Financial Advisers Inspire community raised money for a […]

Medibank Private back chemo@home

Medibank Private back chemo@home

One of our patients said that having the wonderful chemo@home nurses give her chemotherapy at home meant she was LIVING with, instead of dying from, cancer. So good that Medibank Private can see the amazing benefits of home chemotherapy too. They’ve set us some pretty hefty targets, wanting more patients to avoid hospitals where they […]

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 […]

Two More Awards for chemo@home at the Pinnacle Awards!!

Two More Awards for chemo@home at the Pinnacle Awards!!

The AIM WA WestBusiness Pinnacle Awards reward outstanding West Australian companies, not-for-profit organisations and government departments and agencies. The Awards showcase outstanding business leadership and achievements by organisations across all sectors and industries. Last night chemo@home were delighted to take out the “Emerging Business Excellence” and “Innovation Excellence” categories at the awards ceremony. What a […]

Julie Adams Presented at SHPA Annual Conference

Julie Adams Presented at SHPA Annual Conference

Delighted to be presenting at the amazing hospital pharmacy conference, Medication Management Society of Hospital Pharmacists, Perth 2016.  #mm2016shpa on #chemoathome…. #itsallaboutthepatient!

COSA Poster 2016 – High Cost Medications in Recurrent Glioblastoma Patients

COSA Poster 2016 – High Cost Medications in Recurrent Glioblastoma Patients

Delighted to be able to present our work in the area of brain cancer treatments at the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia Annual Conference, Gold Coast 2017.  View our poster here

AFR Aspire Awards – Startup Disruptor Winner

AFR Aspire Awards – Startup Disruptor Winner

On the 10th November the AFR & PwC’s Private Clients Aspire Awards celebrated the outstanding achievements made by Australia’s private and family businesses. As the winner of the 2016 “Startup Disruptor” category for the AFR & PwC’s Private Clients Aspire Awards, chemo@home are to be seen as leaders in their field, outperforming their competitors and having an […]

Adams Secures Top WA Business Woman Title

Adams Secures Top WA Business Woman Title

Read the Business News article here Adams Secures Top WA Business Woman Title  

Julie Adams – Telstra Business Woman of the Year (WA)

Julie Adams – Telstra Business Woman of the Year (WA)

Congratulations to Julie Adams who was last night named the 2016 Telstra Western Australian Business Woman of the Year! Julie was also winner of the Entrepreneur category. Julie is the founder and managing director of chemo@home which offers cancer patients the convenience and flexibility of receiving treatment in the comfort of their own homes.   […]

Business News Rising Star Winners!!

Business News Rising Star Winners!!

chemo@home are proud to announce that we are the winners of the Business News Rising Star Awards – Best Start-Up and People’s Choice Awards!!  The Rising Stars Awards showcase Western Australia’s fastest growing enterprises, highlighting companies that have experienced recent growth but still have future potential.  It is wonderful to be acknowledged in this way by […]

Business News Rising Stars – Finalist 2016

Business News Rising Stars – Finalist 2016

chemo@home are proud to announce that we have made it to the finals of the Business News Rising Star Awards!!  The Rising Stars Awards showcase Western Australia’s fastest growing enterprises, highlighting companies that have experienced recent growth but still have future potential.  It is wonderful to be acknowledged in this way  by the business community.  Winners […]

Julie Adams Presented to the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (WA) Annual Seminar

Julie Adams Presented to the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (WA) Annual Seminar

Julie Adams gave the opening presentation at the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (WA) annual seminar on what motivated her in her career as a pharmacist.  Many inspirational pharmacists providing fantastic professional health services in the community in attendance.  More information on the PSA Annual Seminar can be found here.

Julie Adams Presented at National Myeloma Day 2016 Patient Seminar

Julie Adams Presented at National Myeloma Day 2016 Patient Seminar

Leukaemia Foundation – National Myeloma Day 2016.  Julie Adams was very excited to talk about new medications in the treatment of myeloma that work on the immune system at the annual patient seminar in WA. More information on National Myeloma Day can be found here. If you would like to see Julie’s informative presentation on immune […]

Australian Women’s Weekly – Women in Business Awards Winners

Australian Women’s Weekly – Women in Business Awards Winners

Lorna Cook and Julie Adams are so excited to be the Highly Commended Winner (i.e. first runner up) of the Australian Women’s Weekly, Women in Business Award. We are so priveleged to be able to treat our patients in their own homes, at what is often a difficult and stressful time in thier lives.  More […]