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Chemo at home is giving Hunter cancer patients like Nell Wilkinson more time to focus on the important things

Chemo at home is giving Hunter cancer patients like Nell Wilkinson more time to focus on the important things

“The patient’s parents came down to visit her whilst she was having treatment and her father almost made me cry…he had hold of my shoulders and was just looking at me and repeating thank you, thank you”. Karen, chemo@home clinical nurse. This is what make nursing in the community so special.  Read the article in […]

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 […]

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.

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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

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.

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

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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