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Multidisciplinary Care Toolkit


Description

Multidisciplinary cancer care is a collaborative approach to treatment planning and ongoing care throughout the treatment pathway. Multidisciplinary care aims to ensure that members of the treatment and care team can discuss all relevant aspects of a cancer patient’s physical and psychosocial needs along with other factors impacting upon the patient’s care. 

This series of tools was developed to help implement multidisciplinary cancer care:
  • Achieving Best Practice Cancer Care: A Guide for Implementing Multidisciplinary Care
  • Fact sheet: Multidisciplinary Care, A Model for Achieving Best Practice Care
  • Multidisciplinary meeting toolkit
  • Multidisciplinary Care: Statewide project presentation
  • Multidisciplinary Care, Cancer Nurses Society of Australia Winter Congress poster
Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://www.health.vic.gov.au/cancer/framework/multidisciplinary.htm

Developer

Cancer Coordination Unit, Victorian Department of Human Services

Funding Sources

State Government of Victoria, Department of Human Services


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 04/2005
  • Review Date: 05/2008
  • Original Summary: 08/2008
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Last updated: January 20, 2010.