Eastern Metro Palliative Care

Palliative Care in the Eastern metro region of Melbourne is provided where people need it. For some people, that is at home (private or residential), for others it is in hospital. Many health workers provide care using a palliative approach. Specialist teams provide professional advice and support to health workers, and for families in caring for their loved ones.

Eastern Health provides hospital based care as well as consultations for staff providing care in residential care homes. Hospice care is based at the Wantirna site.

Eastern Palliative Care provides specialist palliative care for people in their homes.

St.Vincent’s provides hospice care at Caritas Christi in Kew. (Due to building redevelopment hospice care is temporarily being provided at the Nicholson St site).

NEMICS The North Eastern Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service, or NEMICS, is a clinical network focussing on cancer related health care.

EMPHN EMPHN is one of 31 primary health networks (PHNs) across Australia. It works with stakeholders to improve the primary health care system in eastern and north eastern Melbourne.