Cancer patients to benefit from new service at Nambour Selangor
Jan 14, 2013
The Sunshine Coast’s newest day cancer treatment facility has opened at Nambour Selangor Private Hospital.
The Nambour Selangor Day Infusion Unit will provide comprehensive cancer treatment to patients of the Sunshine Coast and surrounding areas.
The five chair unit offers spacious patient treatment areas looking out onto beautiful bush surroundings, a consulting room and waiting area.
Nambour Selangor Private Hospital Chief Executive Officer Shane Mitchell said he is pleased that the hospital will be providing this new service to patients of the Sunshine Coast region.
“The Day Infusion Unit will assist in meeting the demand for cancer treatment on the Sunshine Coast,” he said.
“The introduction of day chemotherapy treatment has expanded the services offered at Nambour Selangor Private Hospital and will supplement the acute medical and surgical services that the hospital has been renowned for over the past 65 years.”
A multidisciplinary team approach will ensure each patient is provided with the best of care, with the development of a comprehensive treatment program tailored to each individual patient.
“Patients will be treated by a highly trained and multidisciplinary team including medical, nursing and allied health staff,” Mr Mitchell said.
Nambour Selangor Private Hospital is an acute medical surgical hospital providing comprehensive, high quality care to the Sunshine Coast community. Services include orthopaedic surgery; gastroenterology; ear, nose & throat surgery; urology; general surgery; respiratory medicine; renal dialysis; rehabilitation and palliative care.
The hospital is owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia’s largest operator of private hospitals.