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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 […]

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

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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.  

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Australian Women’s Weekly – Women in Business Awards

Australian Women’s Weekly – Women in Business Awards

Julie Adams and Lorna Cook are pleased to announce they are in the finals of the Australian Womens Weekly – Woman in Business Awards.  The Awards winners will be announced on Friday the 13th May, and will be published in the July edition.  More information on all the finalists is available here.

Chemo@home now available to Medibank Private members

Chemo@home now available to Medibank Private members

Chemo@home is pleased to announce that Medibank Private members having chemotherapy can now access our services.  Please ring our office on 08 9328 3123 for more information, or talk to your doctor today!