Cancer support services

Cancer Nurse Coordinator

Cancer Nurse Coordinators are experienced nurses who work closely with health care teams to coordinate patient care. They assess patients and identify which services, information and support they need.

The West Coast DHB Cancer Nurse Coordinator (CNC) is Andrea Reilly.

Contact the Cancer Nurse Coordinator

Weekdays 8am to 4:30pm
(enquiries) 03 769 7651
(appointments) 027 838 9689
03 768 6716
andrea.reilly@westcoastdhb.health.nz

What does a Cancer Nurse Coordinator do?

  • First point of contact if you have cancer or a high suspicion of cancer
  • Help you and your whānau/family manage complex testing and treatment
  • Help you and your whānau/family get the most from the time you spend with health professionals
  • Work closely with health care teams to coordinate your care
  • Act as a link between you, GP, hospital, and specialists
  • Make sure you get the information you need throughout your care
  • Help you find transport, accommodation and other services

Connect you with oncology or palliative care teams

Greymouth

The oncology ward at Grey Base Hospital is Hannan Ward.

Westport

Buller Integrated Health Centre has oncology and palliative care teams.

Page last updated: 26 October 2018

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