Examples of multidisciplinary care teams

Multidisciplinary care team membership for treatment planning: breast cancer

Core team members Non-core team members
  • Surgery
  • Medical oncology
  • Radiation oncology
  • Pathology
  • Radiology
  • Supportive care – oncology nurse/breast care nurse
  • General practice
  • Genetic/hereditary counselling
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychiatry/Psychology
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Plastic surgery
  • Palliative care
  • Social work

 

Multidisciplinary care team membership for treatment planning: lung cancer

Core team members Non-core team members
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Medical Oncology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Pathology
  • Radiology
  • Nurse Specialist
  • Palliative care
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Social work
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychiatry/Psychology
  • Dietetics
  • Occupational Therapy

 

Multidisciplinary care team membership: advanced disease

Allied health professionals Clinicians
  • Counsellor
  • Dietitian
  • Occupational therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Psychologist
  • Social worker
  • Sexual health counsellor
  • General practitioner
  • Gynaecological oncologist
  • Medical oncologist
  • Palliative care physician
  • Pathologist
  • Physician
  • Psychiatrist
  • Radiation oncologist
  • Radiologist
  • Registrars
  • Surgeon
  • Urologist

 

Community health Palliative and supportive care
  • Community health nurse
  • Community palliative care team
  • Palliative care coordinator
  • Palliative care clinical nurse consultant
  • Pastoral care

 

Other health professionals Nursing
  • Care coordinator
  • Clinical trials coordinator
  • Research nurse
  • Specialist breast nurse
  • Specialist gynaecological nurse

 

Multidisciplinary care team membership: advanced breast cancer

Allied health professionals Clinicians
  • Counsellor
  • Dietitian
  • Occupational therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Psychologist
  • Social work
  • Sexual health counsellor
  • General practitioner
  • Medical and radiation oncology registrars Medical oncologist
  • Pathologist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Radiation oncologist
  • Surgeon

 

Community health Palliative and supportive care
  • Community health nurse
  • Community palliative care team
  • Palliative care coordinator
  • Palliative care clinical nurse consultant
  • Palliative care physician
  • Pastoral care

 

Other health professionals Nursing
  • Advanced breast cancer team coordinator
  • Occupational therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Breast care nurse for advanced breast cancer
  • Chemotherapy nurse
  • Inpatient oncology nurse
  • Research nurse

 

Multidisciplinary care team membership: advanced ovarian cancer

Allied health professionals Clinicians
  • Counsellor
  • Dietitian
  • Occupational therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Psychologist
  • Social worker
  • Sexual health counsellor
  • General practitioner
  • Gynaecological oncologist
  • Medical oncologist
  • Pathologist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Radiation oncologist
  • Surgeon

 

Community health Palliative and supportive care
  • Community palliative care team
  • Community health nurse
  • Palliative care consultant/nurse
  • Pastoral care or religious representative

 

Other health professionals Nursing
  • Occupational therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Chemotherapy nurse
  • Gynaecological nurse specialist
  • Research nurse