Cancer Centre

The Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH) Comprehensive Cancer Centre provides care for patients who are being looked after by a number of medical specialties including:

The SCGH Comprehensive Cancer Centre is located in DD Block. Paid parking is available at the multi-storey car park accessible via Winthrop Avenue. Alternatively an underground car park (DD Block) is available with limited spaces and there is a short term parking outside the front of the Comprehensive Cancer Centre on Gairdner Drive.

Our services include:

  • Oncology Service Pharmacists working within the outpatient clinic and are available during clinic hours to answer any medication-related queries
  • WA Cancer Nurse Coordination Service who provide a central point of contact for information about your diagnosis and treatment; liaise/link with other services and can assist in coordinating your appointments
  • Palliative Care Services and a Pain Clinic who can work with you and your family with expert pain and symptom management, support and reassurance to family and loved ones; coordinate care at home or in Inpatient Palliative Care Units; assist with Advance Care Planning or Health Directives; offer support in the outpatient clinic and offer bereavement/grief support or guidance
  • Nutrition and Dietetics. Good nutrition is important for all cancer patients. Our Dietitians can provide a comprehensive service before and after your treatment.  If you have concerns regarding what to eat during treatment, weight loss or gain, lack of appetite or change in energy levels then ask for a referral. Referrals can be done by your Oncology Team, Nursing Team or alternatively call 9346 2850. 
  • Social Work service to support cancer outpatients, their carers and family members.  They can help with the stress associated with a cancer diagnosis, treatment and its impact on daily life. Welfares officers are also available to provide information and assistance with financial matters, transport and accommodation options.  Referrals can be done by your Oncology Team, Nursing Team or alternatively call 9346 4666.
  • WA Psycho-Oncology Service who can provide emotional support to adult cancer patients and their immediate care giving adult family member.  This service is free of charge but you will need a referral from a health professional
  • WA Youth Cancer Service located on the ground floor by the front reception area. They provide support to adolescents and young adults aged 15-25 years who have been diagnosed with cancer. Please call (08) 6383 3416.
  • Cancer Council Volunteers who understand that a cancer diagnosis may have enormous impact on you and your family.  There is a kiosk situated in the clinic area with volunteers to help you when attending an appointment.
  • Solaris Care Foundation is situated next door to the Comprehensive Cancer Centre on Watling Walk. It is primarily a drop-in centre, which provides a place to sit comfortably, or read a book or talk, away from the noise of the waiting area
Last Updated: 23/09/2019