Peter Mac regularly runs nutrition focused events for patients and carers, and health professionals.
Talking about the ‘C’ word
This event, targeted at dietitians, student dietitians and health professionals who work in or are interested in oncology nutrition, is held biennially at Peter Mac, Melbourne. It is a full day event that includes presentations that explore various aspects of cancer and nutrition, and provides an update on current research, practice and topics of interest. For more information about this event click here and/or please contact [email protected]
VCMC Community of Practice
This event, targeted at health professionals with an interest in cancer malnutrition, is held 2-3 times each year at Peter Mac, Melbourne. The event generally includes a professional development session on topics of interest and relevance, updates on the current VCMC projects, and provides a networking opportunity. For more information about this event, please contact [email protected].
Next event: Wed 4th March, see
Food for Thought
This event, targeted at patients and their family who have an interest in nutrition and good food, is run each month in the Wellbeing Centre at Peter Mac, Melbourne. Our fabulous volunteer, Valentin, prepares nourishing and delicious meals and snacks for patients and their family to taste, whilst he chats with a dietitian about the importance of good nutrition. For upcoming dates of this event, please see the events page.
The annual guest chef day helps patients re-discover their passion for nutritious food during or after their cancer treatment. Organised by the Peter Mac dietitians, patients receive a healthy and wholesome meal from one of Melbourne’s leading chefs. For more information about this event, please contact [email protected]