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Table 1 Overview of services at hospital study sites

From: Providing outpatient cancer care for CALD patients: a qualitative study

Health district details Setting OPC occasions of service Key services available
District 1- is an area with a population of 966,450, with 4738 new cases diagnosed in 2017, and consists of outer metropolitan and regional locations Service 1 9630 Occasions of service provided in 2016/17 Chemotherapy
Care coordination
Palliative care coordination
Allied health
Oncology pharmacy
Assessment spaces
On-site multidisciplinary team meetings (limited range)
Service 2 40,624 Occasions of service provided in 2016/17 Chemotherapy
Radiation treatment
Care coordination
Palliative care coordination
Allied health
Oncology pharmacy
Assessment spaces
On-site multidisciplinary team meetings (limited range)
Service 3 93,853 Occasions of service provided in 2016/17 Chemotherapy
Radiation treatment
Care coordination
Palliative care coordination
Allied health
Oncology pharmacy
Assessment spaces
On-site multidisciplinary team meetings
District 2-is an area with a population of over 900,000, with 4,912 new cases diagnosed in 2017, and consists of outer metropolitan and regional locations Service 4 10,400 occasions of service provided between Jul 2010–Jun 2011 Chemotherapy
Care coordination
Palliative care coordination
Allied health
Oncology pharmacy
Assessment spaces
  1. Source: Information obtained via plans, reports, and observations