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health care team

A group of health professionals who are responsible for treating the person you care for. This may also be called the multidisciplinary team.

specialist palliative care team

A multidisciplinary team with many health professionals who offer a range of services to improve a patient’s quality of life and help with any problems they have. A community nurse or palliative care nurse usually coordinates the team….

primary health care provider

A health professional, such as a general practitioner (GP) or community nurse, who provides the first point of contact for a person to help them with a range of health care matters….

primary health care

A person’s main health care, which is provided by a general practitioner (GP) or a community nurse. It can include initial tests and diagnoses of disease, health promotion, disease prevention, and chronic illness management….

multidisciplinary (MDT) care

team collaborate to discuss a patient’s physical and emotional needs as well as any other factors affecting their care. The team meets to review cases and decide on different treatments and care. A palliative care team also offers multidisciplinary care….

palliative care unit

A place that provides comprehensive care for people with a limited prognosis. This includes inpatient medical care, respite care and end-of-life care for people who are unable to die at home. It may also offer day care facilities and home…

News: Everyday Health Survey seeks keys to health and happiness

…Queenslanders aged 18 and over to complete the online survey and test their everyday health.“Our Everyday Health Survey will inform the development of targeted strategies to help all Queenslanders live healthier, happier and more empowered lives,” Ms Clift said. “We…

respite care

Alternative care arrangements that allow the carer and person with cancer a short break from their usual care arrangements. Respite care can be given in the home, at hospital or in a palliative care unit….

Health Professional Cancer Network

Health professionals play a key role in cancer control through cancer prevention, early detection, cancer diagnosis and treatment, survivorship and palliative care. Cancer Council Queensland aims to reduce the incidence of cancer, to diagnose cancer early, and enhance the standard of care for people impacted by cancer by engaging with health professionals and providing access to information and educational opportunities.

As a health professional, you play a vital role in cancer control. The CCQ Health Professional Network is designed to strengthen your relationships with other health professionals working in cancer care and to keep you informed about resources and support…

Our Research Team

Email: Background: Dr Lizzy Johnston is an Early Career Research Fellow in the Health Systems and Behavioural Research team at Cancer Council Queensland. In this role, Lizzy is working on several projects to support the health and wellbeing of…