Cancer support services

The Bays provides patients with comprehensive cancer care and support through our:

  • specialist medical oncologists and haematologists
  • specialised oncology nurses
  • McGrath Breast Care Nurse
  • Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurse
  • social worker
  • dietitian
  • physiotherapists
  • pharmacists

Patients are welcome to contact our McGrath Breast Care or Prostate Cancer nurses directly on the details below. Their support is offered to all patients and their families at no cost.

Contacts

Jo Lovelock
McGrath Breast Care Nurse
Phone: 0477 770 360
More information about McGrath Breast Care Nurses

Meredith Studdert
Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurse
Phone: 0455 091 925
More information about Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia Specialist Nurses

Women’s cancer support groups

The following local groups have members with early cancers and advanced cancers. New members are very welcome to join them for support, conversation and information.

Breast Intentions
For younger or working women with breast cancer
Meets first Wednesday of each month at 7pm at The Bays, Mornington

Mornington Peninsula Women’s Cancer Group
Supports all women with all cancers
Meets first Wednesday of each month 12.30 pm at The Bays, Mornington
Meets third Tuesday of each month 10.30am at The Bays Consulting Rooms, 86 Victoria Street, Hastings

Men’s health support group – coming soon

This group is being established by The Bays to provide support for men across all areas of heath and well-being. Support and information will include recovery from illness, cancer, living a healthy lifestyle and keeping well. Please register your interest if you would like to be kept up to date about the establishment of this support group.

Other services

The Wig Centre offers access to scarfs, turbans, fancy wraps, special fashion hats and bandanas to cover hair loss with flair and confidence. This service is available at no cost.

The Look Good … Feel Better program is offered to women newly diagnosed with cancer and coping with the physical changes cancer treatment may cause.