In 2020, italk worked with staff from the Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Royal Adelaide Hospital, to develop educational materials to explain the medical processes and procedures involved in cancer and cardiology treatments.
The stories give patients the information they need to think about and discuss procedures with family and give informed consent before treatments take place.
Cancer Stories is a set of three videos covering different aspects of cancer treatment. Stories are available in English, Arrernte, Pitjantjatjara and Warlpiri.
Angiogram Story shows what an angiogram is and what happens before, during and after the procedure. It informs patients of the risks of blockages in the flow of blood through the heart and why it’s so important to get chest pain checked.
‘Angiogram Story’ is available in English, Arrernte and Pitjantjatjara.