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WORRIED ABOUT COVID? OUR PATIENTS ARE IN SAFE HANDS

WORRIED ABOUT COVID? OUR PATIENTS ARE IN SAFE HANDS

At View Health – chemo@home we focus our love, attention, skill and experience on taking care of our patients and each other. We do this by ensuring our team are fully supplied and trained with the correct PPE and by being vaccinated. An amazing 96% of our nursing team are vaccinated against covid-19, and 76% […]

HOME COMFORT

HOME COMFORT

So wonderful to be able to help Tisa receive her chemotherapy treatment at home. Such an amazing woman.

NIC AND LANA TALK TO THE EXPERTS AT CHEMO@HOME

NIC AND LANA TALK TO THE EXPERTS AT CHEMO@HOME

It is highly unusual for Nic to get political and emotional in a podcast that is designed to talk about success in media, but it happened on this occasion. The special guests on The Experts Podcast this week are Lorna Cook and Julie Adams the founders of Chemo@Home and as the name suggests, they provide […]

OPINION – HEALTH LACKS VACCINE CLARITY

OPINION – HEALTH LACKS VACCINE CLARITY

If you had Stage 4 cancer, were immuno-compromised, and were receiving your chemotherapy in-home to avoid potential infection would you want unvaccinated healthcare workers treating you and visiting your home during a pandemic?   I’m assuming the answer to that question would be a very firm “no” for most people, but this is the dilemma […]

ACKNOWLEDGING INTERNATIONAL MS DAY

ACKNOWLEDGING INTERNATIONAL MS DAY

Loren Bandy was swimming in a friend’s pool when she noticed that one side of her body just didn’t feel ‘right’.   “It was the strangest sensation – something about the water on one side of my body just felt strange.” Ms Bandy said.   “The same thing happened the next day in the shower, […]

BREAST CANCER; NEW SURGICAL APPROACHES AND PATIENT TREATMENT OPTIONS – Health Professionals Oncology Webinar Series 3

BREAST CANCER; NEW SURGICAL APPROACHES AND PATIENT TREATMENT OPTIONS – Health Professionals Oncology Webinar Series 3

Dr Ari Ariyapperuma (Medical Oncologist SJOG Subiaco and CliniConnect) Ari is a medical oncologist who has completed medical oncology training through NSW and WA hospitals. He completed his medical degree with Honours in clinical sciences and undertook a residency at Newham University Hospital in the United Kingdom. Ari has trained in medical oncology both in […]

UROLOGICAL CANCERS, RCC AND PROSTATE; GP AND SPECIALIST RELATIONSHIP  – Health Professionals Oncology Webinar Series 2

UROLOGICAL CANCERS, RCC AND PROSTATE; GP AND SPECIALIST RELATIONSHIP – Health Professionals Oncology Webinar Series 2

Dr Elayne Ooi Urological and Robotic Surgeon Dr Omar Faruque Dr Faruque completed his physician training at Fremantle Hospital, and undertook advanced medical oncology training at Fiona Stanley Hospital and Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital. He became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2018. Dr Faruque believes in holistic and patient-centered care. […]

IMMUNOTHERAPY AND ITS ROLE IN CANCER TODAY – Health Professionals Oncology Webinar Series 1

IMMUNOTHERAPY AND ITS ROLE IN CANCER TODAY – Health Professionals Oncology Webinar Series 1

  Dr Ari Ariyapperuma (Medical Oncologist SJOG Subiaco and CliniConnect) Ari is a medical oncologist who has completed medical oncology training through NSW and WA hospitals. He completed his medical degree with Honours in clinical sciences and undertook a residency at Newham University Hospital in the United Kingdom. Ari has trained in medical oncology both […]

HAVE YOU OR SOMEONE YOU CARE ABOUT RECEIVED CHEMOTHERAPY OR IMMUNOTHERAPY FOR CANCER OR A CHRONIC ILLNESS?

HAVE YOU OR SOMEONE YOU CARE ABOUT RECEIVED CHEMOTHERAPY OR IMMUNOTHERAPY FOR CANCER OR A CHRONIC ILLNESS?

Today we launch our new consumer group – “Consumer View”! The “Consumer View” functions as a consumer representative voice for people who are diagnosed with cancer or other chronic medical conditions and treated with View Health – chemo@home. The group supports a collaborative process to improve the patient experience and quality and safety of health […]

THE COVID-19 VACCINE – IS IT SAFE?

THE COVID-19 VACCINE – IS IT SAFE?

As the patients we treat are those at highest risk of serious health issues, and even death, from the COVID-19 virus, we thought we would take this opportunity to explain how the COVID-19 mRNA vaccine works in simple terms, to hopefully allay some fears. The human immune system is magnificent. Its job is to recognise […]

WA SOUTHWEST SERVICE SPOTLIGHT

WA SOUTHWEST SERVICE SPOTLIGHT

GWN7 aired a fantastic story last night featuring our services in Bunbury. Well done to our superstars Annika and Debbie, who highlighted how important it is to feel comfortable at home while receiving treatment, especially with a young family. See more of Annika’s story here.    

HBF SUPPORTING PATIENT’S LIKE BILL TO HAVE THEIR TREATMENT AT HOME.

HBF SUPPORTING PATIENT’S LIKE BILL TO HAVE THEIR TREATMENT AT HOME.

HBF was the first fund to partner with chemo@home. Now a national health provider they deliver over 140 different types of chemotherapy and immunotherapy treatments across Australia to HBF members just like Bill. How wonderful is Bill’s story, not having to go to hospital for the treatment of his colitis for the last 3 years. […]

JUSTIN SKIPS HOSPITAL TRIPS WITH HBF AND CHEMO@HOME

JUSTIN SKIPS HOSPITAL TRIPS WITH HBF AND CHEMO@HOME

For Justin, juggling a busy lifestyle with going to hospital every six to eight weeks to receive infusions for Crohn’s disease, was difficult. But with chemo@home, Justin now gets his life-changing treatment on the go, freeing him up for life’s more important things. Read more about Justin’s story here.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 management of COVID-19 is available by clicking here

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 […]

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.

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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.

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