Developing A Model Of Care For The Long Term Follow-up Of Childhood Cancer Survivors.

Jordana McLoone
Presenter: Katherine Lodge
Guest: Jordana McLoone
Guest Bio:
Jordana McLoone is developing a model of care for the long-term follow-up of childhood cancer survivors. Dr. McLoone is dedicated to improving patient care and health outcomes for Australian childhood cancer survivors. She is head of research and any childhood survivors can take part in the study by visiting their website, www.isurvived.org.au
She got the Bupa Health Foundation Emerging Health Researcher Award.

Segment Overview
Jordana McLoone shares her research on developing a model of care for the long term follow-up of childhood cancer survivors.



Transcription

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Katherine Lodge: Thank you for listening to Health Professional Radio. My name is Katherine, and today we are joined by Jordana McLoone. She heads the main area of researches. She is developing a model of care for the long-term follow-up of childhood cancer survivors. Dr. McLoone is dedicated to improving patient care and health outcomes for Australian childhood cancer survivors.

Her research is based on a new model of care that removes the barriers for patients that remain in care. So, this improved model demonstrates the efficiencies use [sp] of health services and the transition into follow-up care. This study is first of its kind in the world and has strong support from all Australian hospitals in Australia and New Zealand. Welcome to our show.

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