Breast Care Nurse

Our Breastcare Nurse is a registered nurse that has completed tertiary education in all aspects of breast cancer.

The Breastcare Nurse is available to women and their families to:

  • Assist in understanding their diagnosis.
  • Provide information regarding treatment, from radiotherapy, chemotherapy to hormone therapy.
  • Explain specific tests the woman may need to undergo, and help explain test results.
  • Communicate on behalf of the patient with Doctors and other health professionals.
  • Attend doctors appointments for support.
  • Assist in the selection of breast forms.
  • Arrange specialist breast cancer kits (My Journey, My care kit, Hopes and Hurdles)
  • The Breastcase Nurse is also available to provide breast cancer education for patients, community groups and health professionals.

    Anyone with a breast cancer diagnosis can contact the Breastcare Nurse through the Intake Office on: Phone: 0355210628, fax:0355210625, or email: intake.pdh@swarh.vic.gov.au

    This is a fee free service.


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