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Useful Resources

Australia-wide

Beyondblue provides a directory of medical and allied health practitioners in mental health. The link is here.

Queensland-wide

Lymphoedema Treatment:
The Lymphoedema Association of Queensland compiled a directory of treatment facilities, resources and support groups to assist the management of Lymphoedema throughout Queensland. http://www.lymphqld.org/treatment.htm

Brisbane

Genetic Counselling:

Private: Dr Michael Gattas: Wesley Medical Centre, Suite 28, Level 2, 40 Chasely Street, Auchenflower QLD 4066. Phone: (07) 3217 8244
www.brisbanegenetics.com.au 
Medical Genetics Australia: Suite 5 Level 5 Alexandra, 201 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill QLD 4000. Phone: 1300 651 741
http://medgen.com.au/

Public: Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Herston; Telephone: (07) 3636 1686
Clinics are also held at Ipswich Hospital, Mater Children's Hospital Brisbane, Princess Alexandra Hospital and Redcliffe Hospital.

Nursing Support:
Wound care, stoma care: Blue Care Brisbane Central. Phone: (07) 3722 1740

Home Help Assistance:
Shopping and Hygiene cares: Ozcare QLD. Phone: (07) 3028 9000

Sunshine Coast:

Emotional Support:
Bloomhill Cancer Help is a Buderim organisation that provides emotional support for all types of cancer patients. They also offer Massage, meditation, Reiki and support groups (www.bloomhill.com.au).

Genetic Counselling: 
Nambour Hospital; Genetic Health Queensland. Phone: (07) 5441 7167

Nursing Support:
Wound care, stoma care: Blue Care Sunshine Coast. Phone: (07) 5441 0115

Home Help Assistance:
Shopping and Hygiene cares: Ozcare Sunshine Coast. Phone: (07) 5437 1222

Gold Coast:

Genetic Counselling:

Private: Medical Genetics Australia: Pindara Specialist Suites, Suite 5.06/Level 5, 29 Carrara Street, Benowa, QLD.  (07) 5564 6255. http://medgen.com.au/

Public: Genetic Health Queensland: Gold Coast Hospital (07) 5519 8741

Nursing Support:
Wound care, stoma care: Blue Care Southport/Surfers Paradise: (07) 5534 6177, www.bluecare.org.au

Home Help Assistance:
Shopping and Hygiene cares: Ozcare Gold Coast North: (07) 5583 7860

North Queensland:

Genetic Counselling:
Genetic Health Queensland: Cairns Base Hospital. Phone: (07) 4226 6247
Genetic Health Queensland: Bundaberg & Rockhampton. Phone: (07) 4150 2794
Genetic Health Queensland: Townsville, Mackay & Mt Isa. Phone: (07) 4796 1464

Nursing Support:
Wound care, stoma care: Blue Care North Qld Regional Office. Phone: (07) 4729 9200

Home Help Assistance:
Shopping and hygiene cares: Ozcare Townsville. Phone: (07) 4762 7800

Toowoomba and Darling Downs:

Genetic Counselling: 
Genetic Health Queensland: Toowoomba Base Hospital. Phone: (07) 4616 6995

Nursing Support:
Wound care, stoma care: Blue Care Toowoomba. Phone: (07) 4636 9518

Home Help Assistance:
Shopping and hygiene cares: SOS Nursing & Home Care Services Toowoomba. Phone: (07) 4646 4455