Delivering comprehensive cancer treatment in Warrnambool
South West Regional Cancer Centre (SWRCC) is a new, integrated cancer centre in Warrnambool. Epworth HealthCare manages the centre and its radiotherapy services on behalf of the State of Victoria. South West Healthcare provides public chemotherapy services and South West Oncology delivers patient care and cancer services at SWRCC.
About South West Regional Cancer Centre
- Services and facilities
- Virtual tour of our facilities
- Location and contact details
- Parking and transport
- Career opportunities
Our services and facilities
Our integrated, cancer care model delivers an exceptional level of patient care. Epworth HealthCare provides radiotherapy treatment for up to 500 patients per year. South West Healthcare moved their Chemotherapy Unit into the centre to deliver chemotherapy on site. The centre is equipped with:
- Chemotherapy Unit with coastal views
- two radiotherapy bunkers
- Varian TrueBeam radiation treatment machine (linear accelerator)
- CT scanner
- cancer support services at Peter’s Project Support Centre
- private consulting suites
- complementary therapies
Virtual tour of our facilities
Take a virtual tour of our facilities:
- Entrance and Reception
- Peter’s Project Community Support Centre
- Change rooms and sub-wait
- Treatment machine: Linear Accelerator
- CT Planning Room
Peter’s Project Community Support Centre
The South West community raised $5M towards the centre, led by Peter’s Project. To recognise the community’s involvement, the building includes a dedicated Peter’s Project Community Support Centre providing free cancer support services. The centre is open to all members of the community.
Building a cancer care community
Consulting suites are available for medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and other specialists to collaborate in a multidisciplinary environment. Complementary therapies will also be available to patients onsite.
Other regional cancer services
Additional resources and information about cancer
- Barwon South Western Regional Integrated Cancer Service (BSWRICS)
- Cancer Council Victoria cancer information
- Cancer Council Victoria Optimal Care Pathways
South West Regional Cancer Centre (SWRCC), Epworth HealthCare 28-30 Ryot Street Warrnambool VIC 3280. SWRCC is located opposite South West Healthcare’s Warrnambool Base Hospital on Ryot Street.
South West Healthcare Chemotherapy
Spacious chemotherapy unit with views of the Warrnambool coast
Located on Level 1
Phone: 03 5564 4270
South West Oncology
Dr Terri Hayes, Dr Ian Collins and Dr Oliver Klein
Located on Level 1
Phone: 03 5563 4211
Fax: 03 5563 4217
Haematologist Medical Oncologist
Dr John Hounsell
Located on Level 2
Phone: 03 5565 2024
Fax: 03 5565 2026
Radiation Oncology treatment costs
Radiation Oncology is operated as a public service with no costs to patients.
Parking is available free of charge in spaces designated for SWRCC patients. Enter off Worland Grove and park in designated bays. A parking pass will be issued by SWRCC reception. Visitors to the centre can park in the car park opposite SWRCC entering off Ryot street, or on street parking.
By PTV bus
Public transport to the centre is via the PTV Warrnambool to Dennington Bus Route Number 1.
Stop ID 36390
Koroit St, Warrnambool (2 minutes walk to SWRCC).
More information at Transit South West and Public Transport Victoria
By community bus
South West Community transport to SWRCC is also available.
Download the South West Community Transport Directory.
By taxi The local taxi service is 13CABS Warrnambool.
Call 132227 or use their taxi booking form to book transport to SWRCC.