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Sunshine Hospital Radiation Therapy Centre

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The Sunshine Hospital Radiation Therapy Centre, a partnership between Western Health and Peter Mac, is located at 176 Furlong Road, St Albans. The centre is located on the main hospital driveway, off Furlong Road.

The Sunshine Hospital Radiation Therapy Centre is open 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. The centre can be contacted on 03 8395 9992 or fax 03 8395 9950.

Our multidisciplinary team of highly skilled radiation oncologists, medical physicists, radiation therapists, palliative care physicians, medical oncologists, nurses, allied health and administrative staff, deliver the highest standard of individualised patient-centred care.

Each of our attending radiation oncologists specialises in specific tumour types and is a member of the appropriate specialist multidisciplinary unit, involved with education and research across Peter Mac and Western Health sites.

We are dedicated to providing seamless patient care through the planning and treatment process. Interpreters are available through Western Health and all of our services are bulk billed.

Café

A cafeteria and a kiosk are located on the ground floor of Sunshine Hospital and both are open to the public. Tea and coffee making facilities are available in the Sunshine Hospital Radiation Therapy Centre.

Car parking

Car parking is available at the hospital for an hourly fee. Please discuss parking rates at your first clinic appointment. Free 10-minute parking is available at the front entrance to the centre. Parking is also available in the car park located next door to the main hospital, and across Furlong Road – fees apply.

Interpreter services

Interpreters are provided at no cost to Medicare eligible patients and their families. To arrange an appointment with an interpreter at Sunshine Hospital Radiation Therapy Centre, call 03 8345 7147 or 03 8345 7148.

Public transport

Trains: Ginifer Railway Station, on the Sydenham Line, is a ten minute walk from the centre.

Buses: Bus 408 (St Albans to Highpoint Shopping Centre) stops in front of the Sunshine Hospital emergency department. For more information visit www.ptv.vic.gov.au, or call Public Transport Victoria on 1800 800 007.

Taxis: A telephone booking service is available in the reception of the Sunshine Hospital Radiation Therapy Centre.

Transport assistance

Transport services are limited and may not always be available upon request. If you are unable to attend a clinic without transport assistance, please call 03 8345 1157.

Patient referrals

Patients are welcome to attend the Sunshine Hospital Radiation Therapy Centre upon referral from their general practitioner (GP) or specialist. All new patient referrals are reviewed and triaged within 48 hours by a tumour stream specialist, who will determine the most appropriate clinical team to assess the patient’s needs.

Please ensure the following relevant investigations are included in the referral: pathology reports, operative notes, diagnostic imaging and reports.

Referrals may be addressed to the SHRTC site director (below), or to the appropriate tumour stream specialist. 

Please include your name and provider number. 

Site Director:        Dr Phillip Tran
Telephone:          +61 3 8395 9999
Facsimilie:           +61 3 8395 9950

Click here to find out how to refer a patient to Peter Mac or call the Sunshine Hospital Radiation Therapy Centre on 03 8395 9999.

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Sunshine Hospital Radiation Therapy Centre
176 Furlong Road, St Albans VIC 3021

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