How MediStays Supports Cancer Nurse Ellie and Her Patients with Trusted Accommodation

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Finding Peace of Mind in a Difficult Journey: How MediStays Supports Ellie, a Dedicated Cancer Nurse, and Her Patients

As a dedicated cancer nurse, Ellie works tirelessly in a bustling oncology ward. She knows a diagnosis of cancer isn’t confined to the four walls of a hospital. It extends to the lives of patients and their families, who often have to navigate a maze of logistical challenges. One of the most pressing issues for those travelling from rural areas is finding trusted accommodation for patients. Hotels and apartments providing reliable and comfortable accommodation near the hospital are hard to come by.

Ellie understands that for many of her patients, the stress of cancer and its treatments is compounded by this difficulty of securing a place to stay. That’s why she refers her country patients to MediStays. MediStays is an Australian service providing trusted accommodation for patients needing a stay close to hospitals medical facilities. Partnering directly with hotels and apartments, MediStays is an invaluable resource that alleviates a significant burden for her patients. It also gives Ellie the peace of mind she needs to focus on their medical and nursing care.

MediStays: A Trusted Partner in Patient Care

MediStays provides trusted accommodation for patients. We offer a range of services tailored to meet the unique needs of patients and their families. Our comprehensive approach includes support nurses like Ellie from end-to-end when searching for the right solution. We also provide thorough centered reviews and accessibility reports so people can be sure they have found something that meets their needs. MediStays also provides flexible invoicing, securing the best rates, and linking patients to Australian government financial assistance. This complete support system is crucial for Ellie. It allows her to provide holistic care to her patients without worrying about their accommodation needs.

Streamlined Invoicing Support

One of the standout features of MediStays is its streamlined invoicing support. For many patients and their families, navigating the financial logistics of long-term stays and managing multiple bills and invoices can be overwhelming. MediStays simplifies this process by handling invoicing directly with patients on behalf of hotels and apartments. This relieves Ellie and her colleagues of time consuming administration, giving them time back in their day to ensure they can provide high-quality care. This service is particularly beneficial for families who are new to medical travel.

Accessibility for All Patients

Accessibility is another critical area where MediStays excels. We understand that patients undergoing treatment for cancer may have specific needs, whether it’s easy access to support a patient’s limited mobility or equipment. MediStays ensures that all accommodation partners are vetted for accessibility, providing peace of mind for patients and their families. This attention to detail means that Ellie can confidently refer her patients, knowing they will be staying in a safe environment.

Securing the Best Rates

Financial strain is a common concern for families dealing with a cancer diagnosis. MediStays works diligently to secure the best rates for our clients, ensuring that patients can afford to stay close to the hospital without compromising on comfort or convenience. This commitment to affordability is a significant relief for Ellie’s patients, many of whom travel from rural areas and may not have the financial means to cover expensive hotel stays. By negotiating the best possible rates, MediStays helps to alleviate some of the financial burdens that come with complex or lengthy medical treatments.

Links to Australian Government Financial Assistance

Navigating the complexities and eligibility of financial assistance can be daunting for patients and their families. MediStays provides valuable links to Australian government financial assistance programs, such as the Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS) and the Patient Travel Assistance Scheme (PTAS). These programs offer support for travel and accommodation costs, ensuring that rural and remote patients can access the care they need without financial hardship. By connecting patients with these resources, MediStays plays a crucial role in reducing the financial stress associated with long-term cancer treatment.

Ellie’s Peace of Mind: A Focus on Patient Care

For Ellie, knowing that her patients have access to trusted accommodation through MediStays is a significant relief. It allows her to concentrate on what she does best—providing compassionate and expert care to her patients. Ellie no longer has to spend valuable time worrying about whether her patients have a safe place to stay or whether they can undertake their treatment at all. Instead, she can dedicate more time to addressing their medical and emotional needs, offering the support and guidance that are so vital during cancer treatment.

Ellie’s partnership with MediStays has transformed the way she approaches patient care. She has seen firsthand the difference it makes when patients and their families can rest easy, knowing that their accommodation needs are taken care of. This support system not only enhances the patient experience but also contributes to better overall outcomes, as patients can focus more on their recovery and less on logistical concerns.


In the challenging world of oncology, every bit of support counts. For Ellie, MediStays has become an indispensable partner providing trusted accommodation for patients. We provide trusted accommodation solutions that ease the burden on families traveling for cancer treatment. With services that include invoicing support, the best rates, and links to government financial assistance, MediStays ensures that patients have one less thing to worry about.

By referring her patients to MediStays, Ellie is confident they are well taken care of. This gives her the freedom to do what she does best—care for those who need it most.

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Bridget Bisset
MediStays Content Writer
As MediStays Content Writer, Bridget curates informative and relevant content about MediStays for the communities we serve.