What is an Amie St Clair Melanoma Nurse?
The Amie St Clair Melanoma Nurse provides free support and assistance to you, your family/friends in the management of your diagnosis of melanoma.
Who is the Amie St Clair Melanoma Nurse?
Danielle Goss is a Registered Nurse who has had extensive experience in the field of Oncology and Haematology. She first worked in the field of Melanoma Nursing at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Sydney in 1995.
How long does the support last?
There is no set time; our Melanoma Nurse will work with you for as long as needed. Sometimes this may be only a few weeks but can be longer.
What will happen as part of the support?
Our Melanoma Nurse will meet with you to help you understand your diagnosis. She is available to attend appointments with you and the Oncology team and/or your G.P. Our Nurse is also available for home visits.
What other assistance can the Nurse provide?
Our Melanoma Nurse can:
- Attend your health appointments with you.
- Provide information and education regarding your diagnosis.
- Connect you to other health and social services in the community.
- Provide referral to other health care services.
What is the Amie St Clair Melanoma Trust?
A non profit organisation that will work with the communities of the Wagga Wagga region, health professionals and cancer related charities to:
- Provide support and funding for medical research for the management of Melanoma;
- To educate the community of the signs and symptoms of Melanoma and raise awareness of the causes and important prevention strategies; and
- To provide support and assistance to sufferers and their carers including access to specialized care.
Danielle Goss Monday:8:30-2:30 Tuesday:8:30-2:30 and every 2nd Wednesday: 8:30-2:30
Melanoma Clinical Nurse Specialist
PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE. PROTECT YOUR SKIN IN 5 WAYS
Slip on protective Clothing, lightweight and possible with UV rating
Slap on your hat, wide brimmed that protects your ears, neck & head from the sun
Slop on sunscreen, every two hours with an SPF factor of 30+ or more
Seek shade wherever possible, particularly between the hours of 10am and 4pm
Slide on sunnies, preferably Australian Standard AS1067