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The Nepean Cancer Service is committed to providing a comprehensive cancer service for patients with cancer and blood disorders.
Ambulatory services are provided through the Nepean Cancer Centre, with radiation oncology, medical oncology, clinical haematology, psycho-oncology, allied health and supportive and palliative care services. Inpatient services include medical oncology, haematology, radiation oncology, supportive and palliative care services. Satellite Chemotherapy services also operate at Hawkesbury and Lithgow Hospitals.
Your support in this year’s Dry July campaign will help fund various new projects across our service aimed to improve patient care and comfort.
Fundraising for Nepean
LED Lightshows installed at Nepean CCC
On Monday 29 June, Nepean Cancer Care Centre celebrated the completion of their LED lightshow installation. 2 lighting boxes have been installed in the centre’s 2 radiotherapy bunkers to distract and amuse patients during their treatment.These installations will make a huge difference to patients facing what can be an intimidating treatment experience in the bunkers.
New Arrivals at Nepean Cancer Centre
PRESSURE CARE AT NEPEAN CANCER CARE CENTRE
Staff at Nepean Cancer Care Centre have just unpacked new pressure cushions, funded by Dry July. These will provide patients with much needed pressure care at home and within an inpatient setting. The centre has also purchased pressure mattresses.Pressure care equipment is designed to prevent the occurrence of and treatment of pressure related medical conditions, which occur after sitting or lying in one position for too long.
Improvements at Nepean Hospital, Penrith
Nepean Cancer Care Centre installed new chairs with funds from Dry July 2013. The centre also purchased pressure care cushions, an umbrella wrap machine, high pressure mattress overlays, and a bladder scanner.
Two luminous LED skylights are also being installed in the centre’s radiotherapy bunker areas.