Model of collaborative care is needed and valuable to cancer patients

MPCCC’s pilot study of a collaborative care model for cancer-related depression is feasible and could be readily implemented statewide to benefit all Victorian cancer patients, the independent study evaluation concluded. Substantial unmet supportive care needs could be addressed with dissemination of this collaborative care model, which involves upskilling community psychologists [...]

2020-04-04T12:14:28+11:00November 29th, 2019|

MPCCC’s pilot of shared care for cancer-related depression reaches evaluation phase

As MPCCC’s pilot of shared-care for cancer related depression approaches completion, participants will be invited to evaluate the feasibility of the model and its potential to provide effective and efficient supportive care for cancer patients, in the community. Shared care is a team-driven approach, in which multidisciplinary healthcare professionals work [...]

2020-04-04T12:14:56+11:00July 8th, 2019|

Linking Community and Acute Care Providers Through the MPCCC Shared Care Program

Cancer patients suffering from depression will be invited to participate in the MPCCC’s shared care pilot program from early 2019, and will have access to high quality psycho-oncology treatment close to where they live. “Clinical depression is the most prevalent psychological condition affecting cancer patients, but many patients do not [...]

2020-04-04T12:15:16+11:00December 11th, 2018|

Collaborative Care Model to Expand Services for Patients with Cancer-Related Depression

Monash Partners Comprehensive Cancer Consortium (MPCCC) is to pilot an innovative model of care enabling cancer patients with depression to have improved access to psychology services. Research has shown around twenty percent of cancer patients and survivors suffer with clinical depression. If undetected or under-treated, depression can severely impact quality [...]

2020-04-04T12:15:28+11:00July 4th, 2018|
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