The Central Cancer Network is responsible for supporting and advising stakeholders about the issues, activities and priorities related to the implementation of the New Zealand Cancer Control Strategy Plan Action Plan and the New Zealand Palliative Care Strategy.
Advisory groups are mechanisms to engage with and facilitate strong links and sound working relationships within and between sector groups, promoting a quality improvement approach.
Representatives are drawn from across the cancer continuum. Membership of the groups may include:
- Clinical staff including medical, nursing and allied health across primary, secondary and tertiary services
- Consumer and/or carer representative
- Māori and Pacific representative(s)
- Primary sector representative
- NGO representative(s)
- DHB planning and funding representative(s)
- Service management representative(s)
The network has the following advisory groups currently in operation:
Tumour specific work groups
Service specific work groups
Last updated 12th January 2012