Health Care Professionals

The Prostate Cancer Specialist Nursing Service funds the placement of Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurses in a variety of Australian health care contexts in partnership with health service providers.

The Prostate Cancer Specialist Nursing Service has been made possible thanks to the generous funding of the Movember Foundation and Federal government funding and will be delivered through PCFA.

The Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurses work within agreed frameworks for practice and professional development which are based on nationally recognised best practice models. PCFA is also committed to providing ongoing professional development support for the duration of the program.

Nurses are located in the following hospitals:

  • Austin Health, VIC
  • Bendigo Hospital, VIC
  • Canberra Hospital, ACT
  • Darwin Hospital, NT
  • Hollywood Private Hospital, WA
  • Latrobe Regional Hospital, VIC
  • Launceston General Hospital, TAS
  • Mater Adults Hospital, QLD
  • Royal Adelaide Hospital , SA
  • Royal Hobart Hospital, TAS
  • Tamworth Hospital, NSW
  • Townsville Hospital, QLD

Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) commends the Federal Government for taking steps to secure 14 new placements in 2014 for prostate cancer specialist nurses across Australia.

  • St John of God Hospital, Bunbury WA
  • Repatriation General Hospital, Adelaide, SA
  • Ballarat Health Services, VIC
  • Geelong Hospital, Barwon Health, VIC
  • Western Health Service, Footscray VIC
  • Mildura Base Hospital, VIC
  • The Bays Hospital, Mornington VIC
  • Macquarie University Hospital, Sydney, NSW
  • St George Hospital, Sydney, NSW
  • Port Macquarie Base Hospital, NSW
  • Orange Hospital, NSW
  • Cairns Hospital, QLD
  • Rockhampton Hospital, QLD
  • Greenslopes Private Hospital, Brisbane, QLD

These nurses attended induction training on 4 - 5 August in Melbourne and have since commenced in their roles at their host hospitals.

> Practice Framework and Competency Standards for the Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurse

Further enquiries regarding the program should be directed to: or (02) 9438 7000.

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