Support

 

The Cancer Journey is unique for each person. Please don’t hesitate to talk to staff at the MNCCI about the impact that your diagnosis and treatment has on you and your family/carer so that we are better able to assist and support you.

The following staff are helpful resources to assist you with your care:

  • Allied Health staff: Dietitians, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Social Workers, Speech Pathologists and Pharmacy Services
  • Breast and Gynaecology Cancer Nurse
  • Cancer Care Coordinator
  • Haematologist
  • Lymphodoema Therapist
  • Medical Oncologist
  • Oncology Nurses
  • Radiation Oncologist
  • Specialist Breast Nurse
  • Prostate Cancer Nurse.

To find out more about these services click on a location closest to you:

MNCCI Coffs Harbour or MNCCI Port Macquarie

Telephone and Online Support

Cancer Council 13 11 20

Cancer Council 13 11 20 is a free, confidential telephone information and support service run by Cancer Councils in each state and territory. Anyone can call Cancer Council 13 11 20 – cancer patients, people living with cancer, their families, carers and friends, teachers, students and healthcare professionals. This service is a local call cost from anywhere in Australia (mobile calls charged at mobile rates) and is open between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday some states have extended hours some states have health professionals on staff some states have multilingual services. Cancer Council also provides online support through Cancer Connections, where you can ask questions and participate in groups, forums and blogs.

The Leukaemia Foundation