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
    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.
  • WA Psycho-Oncology Service
    Psychologists providing mental health support for cancer patients. This service is free with a referral from a health professional.
  • Palliative Care Services and Pain Clinic
    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 (08) 6457 2850.
  • Social Work service
    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. Welfare 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 (08) 6457 4666.
  • Cancer Council Volunteers
    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
    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: 26/07/2023