Oncology and Infusion Services 

  • 30 inpatient beds
  • Inpatient chemotherapy
  • Onsite pharmacy monitoring and consultation
  • Monthly cancer case management clinic for medical practitioners
  • Cancer patient support services
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Specialized nursing staff in Oncology and Haematology

 

Day Infusion Service

Our services encompass a wide range of intravenous infusions including Chemotherapy, Immunotherapy, Blood transfusion, Iron infusions and other specialised treatments.
Our staff and accredited private specialists strive to provide the best management and patient care in the field of oncology and other specialty areas.

  • Dedicated facility designed for clinical effectiveness in a relaxing and comfortable environment
  • 7 chairs and 1 bed - administering Chemotherapy, blood transfusions and other related intravenous infusions
  • Onsite pharmacy monitoring and consultation
  • Cancer patient support services
  • Specialized nursing staff

Our Infusion Services Department operates from Monday to Friday to provide the following services:

  • Blood and blood product transfusions
  • Intravesical BCG treatment
  • Monoclonal and biological therapies
  • Portacath and PICC line management and education
  • Targeted therapies
  • Venesection.

The centre provides patients, not only with consultation services with a Medical Oncologist, Radiation Oncologist, and highly specialised and qualified nursing staff, but also provides support through other support services including a breast care nurse, social worker, dietitian, counsellor, and lymphoedema professionals palliative care.

Enquires: 03 9385 2358

 

Fast turnaround Iron Infusion  

John Fawkner Private Hospital are offering a fast turnaround next day Iron Infusion service. 
Referrals faxed to our Day Infusion Unit on 03 9385 2179 before 3.00pm can be seen the next day. 

Download:

Fast Turnaround Infusions Flyer 

 

How do I refer? 

Iron Infusions - GP Referral 

General Practioners may refer patients to our infusions department for Iron Infusions. John Fawkner Private Hospital offers a rapid 24 hour turn around service for referrals received before 3.00pm the previous working day.

Download:

Iron Infusions Referral Form

 

What happens next?

Upon receipt of the fax, we will contact our local specialist physicians who will review the patient and provide a script appropriately.

Who calls the patient?

A staff member will contact the patient to arrange a time to present at the hospital.

What does it cost?

An out of pocket cost is paid by the patient on the day

How long does it take?

Total time in hospital is approximately two hours

Can I bring someone with me?

Yes, we welcome one support person; however we do not recommend bringing young children into a clinical environment if you are their carer.

Radiation Therapy

Icon Cancer Centre Moreland is co-located with John Fawkner Private Hospital and will offer cutting-edge radiation therapy to treat and manage cancer. The centre will be the first in Victoria to utilise Varian Halcyon 2.0 technology. This innovative new treatment platform has been designed with patient comfort front of mind and delivers radiation therapy faster, in a quieter and more spacious environment, while keeping the patient and clinical team connected at all times through an intercom and camera.

For more information, click here: https://iconcancercentre.com.au
Enquiries: 03 4225 6000


Look Good, Feel Better Program

A Look Good Feel Better program is run onsite at John Fawkner Private. It is a free national community service program run by the Cancer Patients Foundation, dedicated to teaching cancer patients how to manage the appearance-related side-effects caused by cancer treatment. Women, men and teens participate in practical workshop demonstrations covering skin care, make-up and head wear, leaving them empowered and ready to face their cancer diagnosis with confidence. The workshops are open anyone undergoing treatment for any sort of cancer.

For more information visit: https://lgfb.org.au/
Enquiries: 03 9385 2358
 

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