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SYDNEY WE LOVE YOU

SYDNEY WE LOVE YOU

We are so looking forward to giving more Sydney people the choice about where they have their chemotherapy. Listen to what a difference treatment at home has made to Elizabeth during the pandeminc here.

Border Closure Clarity Needed to Help Provide National Health Services

Border Closure Clarity Needed to Help Provide National Health Services

We totally understand why the border closures have been needed. Now, we like many other businesses, need a little more clarity to help us plan for the future. Geting our team to where their skills and experience are needed most has been tricky, during the pandemic.  Clarity around the opening of the borders helps us […]

Silver Chain partner with chemo@home to help bring more treatment to cancer patients at home!

Silver Chain partner with chemo@home to help bring more treatment to cancer patients at home!

Silver Chain has partnered with a home-based medical infusion provider cheno@home in a plan that will to deliver chemotherapy to public cancer patients. r In a first for the sector, the in home health and community care provider has signed an MOU with chemo@home, a national organisation that currently administers more than 1,200 chemotherapy and immunotherapy […]

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 […]

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. […]

Home chemo surge reported

Home chemo surge reported

Demand for chemotherapy at home is rocketing amid the COVID crisis as vulnerable patients try to minimise public contact. Health fund Bupa, which covers the home treatment in all policies where chemotherapy is included, has seen demand surge in the past two months, with home visits in South Australia up 73 per cent, and up […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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.

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.

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

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 […]

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.

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]