These video resources provide an overview of a range of Peter Mac patient services, to help you prepare for your appointment and treatment and navigate your cancer experience.
We know how challenging attending the hospital for your treatment can be.
These video resources have been developed to help you prepare for your appointment, giving you information about the our patient services, how to prepare, where to go, who you might meet, what to bring and what to expect when you attend the clinic.
Your appointment letter will provide important information about where your appointment is located.
Remember, if you have any questions or don't know where to go, ask our staff for help.
Patient Information - Overview of Peter Mac services
Watch this video for information to help you understand the importance of Advance Care Planning (or ACP) and how to develop your own plan.
Watch this video introduction to Peter Mac’s Day Therapy services, providing information about the services, how to prepare, what to bring and what to expect when you attend the clinic.
Watch this video for information on your care team while an inpatient, where to store your belongings, how to call your nurse, how to use your bedside terminal and understanding your whiteboard for discharge planning.
Watch this video to understand how to order your meals during your inpatient stay.
Watch this video for information on a typical patient experience when receiving radiation therapy at any of our Peter Mac radiation therapy sites.
Watch this video for information on how to find your way to and around our Specialist Clinics where you will come for many different types of appointments.
Watch this brief video to help you find your way to our main Melbourne centre, located in the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.
Watch this video for a detailed view of each floor in the building that patients can access, to help you find your way around the Peter Mac Melbourne building.
This video is supported by a booklet you can download. This will allow you to print relevant pages for locations you will visit, to bring with you to your appointment.