Hamilton Health Sciences

Patient Education

Patient Education is provided by all members of the team. Individualized teaching is done with each patient, dependant on the treatment the patient is receiving and includes:

  • Chemotherapy teaching and written information is also provided by the Primary Medical Oncology Nurse.
  • Teaching for radiation therapy, including skin care, is offered by the Primary Radiation Oncology nurse along with the members of the Radiation Therapy Department.
  • Surgical teaching is done by the surgical team.

Referrals to Home Care post operatively will be arranged prior to patient discharge from Hospital if necessary.

Hamilton Health Sciences • Hamilton, Ontario • 905.521.2100