For Patients & Carers | Chris O'Brien Lifehouse

For Patients & Carers

From screening to prevention, diagnosis, treatment and wellness, we provide integrated, holistic and patient-centred care for people with cancer, including clinical trials, supportive care and complementary therapies, all under the one roof.

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Why choose Chris O’Brien Lifehouse

Our multi-disciplinary team of skilled doctors, nurses and allied health professionals provide comprehensive cancer care under one roof. We aim to nurture, support and empower patients and their families and carers at every stage of treatment.

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Appointments & referrals

Wondering how to receive treatment at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse? Find out about the referral process and what to expect at your first appointment.

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Make yourself at home

We strive to create a supportive and caring environment that puts patients and their loved ones at ease. Relax, reflect, grab a coffee or connect with others here.

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How we care for you

At Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, we believe in treating the whole person, not just the cancer. Learn more about our Supportive Care services and how to access them.

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Your Patient Advocate, Gail O’Brien

Having walked the cancer journey with her late husband Chris O’Brien, Patient Advocate Gail O’Brien provides an extra layer of support and understanding during your care. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with Gail for any questions or concerns regarding your time at Lifehouse.

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Regional & rural patients

Coming from out of town? You’re not alone. Find information on accommodation and transport, or connect with other regional patients through our weekly support group, Country Club.

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Your treatment

As someone who has been newly diagnosed, you’re likely to have many questions. We can help you find clarity and determine the best options for your individual circumstances.

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Know your rights

Patients who receive care in Australia are entitled to a number of rights, including safe access, respect, and privacy. Know your rights as a patient of Chris O’Brien Lifehouse.

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Visitor Information

Find out more about public transport options, on-site parking and our free shuttle bus.

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