Private Day Infusion and Oncology Centre

Located on the Mornington Peninsula and southern Melbourne.

 

 

day onc.jpgFrankston private Hospital’s Infusion Centre is a treatment facility designed to provide cancer care in a bright and relaxed environment. Located on site at the hospital, our modern day centre provides treatment and chemotherapy for patients with cancer. In addition, the centre offers treatment for non-malignant needs, including blood, iron and other infusion therapies.

Our approach to patients requiring Oncology services means each patient is provided with the best of care. Chemotherapy treatments and infusions are administered by our highly-skilled, experienced nursing team working closely with your doctor. 

The Multidisciplinary approach will support you and includes physiotherapy, dietician and social work support. The centre’s comfortable lounge area means you and your visitors have a place to connect and rest.

Our Oncology care includes the following:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancers
  • Pancreatic and Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumours
  • Brain Tumours
  • Gynaecological Cancers
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Other Haematological malignancies
     
Enquiries and appointments (03) 9796 1324
Hours Monday - Friday 9am- 5pm
Unit Manager Sharon Lyon



Located on the ground level of the Hospital adjacent to Hospital Reception, the Centre incorporates 11 treatment bays that are fully equipped for IV infusion with emergency management (e. oxygen and suction behind each chair) and a procedure room.

The Centre is spacious and designed to maximize patient comfort, with large windows providing an abundance of natural light and tranquil outlooks.

Patients receive their treatment in electronic recliner chairs in a private bay equipped with a flat screen TV, WIFI access and window seating for family and friends who are most welcome to stay and support their loved ones during treatment.

We specialize in the administration of a wide variety of intravenous treatments, procedures and other specialty therapies, including:

  • Support therapy, such as intravenous (IV) antibiotics and hydration
  • Anticoagulation
  • Chemotherapy
  • Other infusion treatments (iron, potassium, magnesium, ketamine)
  • Transfusions of blood/ blood products (red blood cells, platelets, plasma, factors)
  • Therapeutic vena-section
  • Central device management (PICC/PORT/HICKMANS)
  • Immunotherapy (for MS, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohns/ulcerative colitis, BCG)
  • Procedures (i.e. bone marrow biopsy)
  • Clinical trials

*Please note that all the above services require referral by your GP or specialist

Our dedicated nursing team in the Centre work closely with specialists across a broad range of medical specialties including:

  • Oncology
  • Haematology
  • General Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Neurology
  • Pain Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Cardiology

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Frankston Private Hospital offers a direct access iron infusion service for patients with anaemia (low iron)

Iron infusion services require referral by a GP or specialist.

Download Iron infusions request form

Appointments (03) 9796 1324

Fax referrals (03) 9771 8991

Biologic infusion therapy is used to treat active inflammatory arthritis, autoimmune disease such as Multiple Sclerosis (MS), inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis and chronic conditions like diabetes and pain.

Biologic infusions can reduce symptoms, help prevent further joint or organ damage and improve physical function for patients.

The procedure room in the Centre is used to perform bone marrow biopsies and administer BCG therapy.

Bone marrow biopsy procedures are done under mild sedation to ensure patient comfort.

BCG is a type of immunotherapy drug used to treat some non-invasive bladder cancers. This specialised therapy involves delivering the immunotherapy drug BCG directly into the bladder via a catheter.

Our multi-disciplinary team approach to patients requiring infusion services means each patient is provided with the best of care, including a comprehensive treatment program tailored to individual needs.

Our nursing team are highly experienced and compassionate medical professions, committed to providing a positive and comfortable patient experience.

They provide exceptional care in delivering your treatment and will work closely with your specialist.

The Day Infusion and Oncology Centre is also where you will find comprehensive cancer support services. In addition to the clinical care, our team take the time to educate and provide resources about your treatment. They are also able to assist with organising allied health care and other support services that you may benefit from while you undergo treatment.

The Centre is also where you will find information about cancer support services like The Look Good Feel Better Education Program (open to anyone undergoing treatment for any sort of cancer) and the Peninsula Community Wig Centre (open to anyone who has lost their hair undergoing treatment for any sort of cancer) Clients seen by appointment only: 0407 525 119

Our onsite pharmacist assists with medication counselling and can provide expert advice on how to manage your medications.

The Centre also offers a comfortable lounge area, providing you and your visitors with a place to connect and rest.

Our on-site partner services:

Ample parking is available onsite for patients and visitors.

In addition to surrounding off-street parking, our underground car park provides direct access to the Hospital.

Entry to the underground car park is via the hospital boom gate entrance on Susano Way (service lane).

More Information

After booking in at admissions you will be escorted to one of the comfortable chairs.

An intravenous cannula will be inserted to enable treatment.

Please refer any concerns to your nurse.

Please know that you are well supported by our facility.

Our specialised, caring staff are there to help you through your treatment pre and post journey with us at Frankston Private Infusion Services

You will be contacted by one of our staff to arrange a time that is suitable for you to attend for your first treatment.

Times can be arranged to suit your treatment requirements.

Our helpful staff are on hand to make you stay as comfortable as possible.

You will be provided with light refreshments.

A premedication may be necessary prior to commencement of your intravenous therapy.

The onsite pharmacist is available to discuss your medication needs both in hospital and at home.

They will provide education on your discharge medications.

The nursing team, in collaboration with your specialist, are available to discuss any side effects that you may encounter.

There are many options to help control side effects of your treatment.

With your consent individually tailored treatment plans will be established after consultation with your attending specialist.

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