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General Practitioner Referrals

Our Cancer Counselling Service is your trusted partner is assisting your patients, carers and their family through a cancer diagnosis, treatment and beyond.

As Queensland’s leading cancer specific psychology service, we offer;

  • a psychology service where staff have extensive experience in psycho-oncology
  • psychologists registered with Medicare to bulk-bill under Medicare pathways, e.g. Better Access.
  • no out of pocket expenses to clients
  • services to anyone over 18 who is distressed by cancer including patients, family, friends, and those bereaved by cancer
  • easy access to our service
  • minimal waiting, with appointments generally within 2-3 weeks
  • a confidential service with end of therapy reports provided

Counselling is provided by telephone and video conferencing. We have temporarily suspended face-to-face appointments.

Referrals

General Practitioners can refer directly to the Cancer Counselling Service by completing the General Practitioner Referral form and submitting it electronically through Medical Objects or faxing it to 07 3009 0305. Or fill in the online order form below.

GP Referral Form

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  • Client Information

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  • Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by the following problems?

    0 – Not at all
    1 – Several days
    2 – More than half the days
    3 – Nearly every day

  • As part of providing a psychological service to you, the Cancer Council Queensland (ACN 009 784 356) is required to collect and record information from you that is relevant to your situation, such as your name, contact information, medical history and other relevant information. This collection of personal information is a necessary part of psychological assessment and therapy and is kept securely.  In the interests of your privacy, this information is only accessible by your psychologist and the authorised personnel of the Cancer Counselling Service (as necessary). Your personal information is retained in order to document what happens during sessions and enables the psychologist to provide a relevant and informed psychological service to you. Your Personal Information may be provided to third parties where required by law. Please refer to Cancer Council Queensland’s Privacy Policy (which can be accessed on our website at www.cancerqld.org.au) or contact us at cancercounselling@cancerqld.org.au for information about how you can contact us to access and seek correction of your personal information or lodge a privacy complaint.

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