Milestone in care: Two decades of chemotherapy treatment service

CHEMOTHERAPY care at Mildura Health Private Hospital has reached the 20-year milestone.

Chemotherapy nurse Wendy Bridley, who has been with the Mildura Private Hospital chemotherapy service for all its 20 years, with patient Geoffrey Raymond. Picture: Louise Donges

Chemotherapy nurse Wendy Bridley, who has been with the Mildura Private Hospital chemotherapy service for all its 20 years, with patient Geoffrey Raymond. Picture: Louise Donges

The service, which has had more than 11,800 admissions in that time, means patients can access chemotherapy treatment without having to travel to Melbourne or Adelaide.

Starting in a converted day surgery room, the service operates from a purpose-built chemotherapy lounge. 

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