CCN Bowel Cancer Steering Group

The role of the Bowel Cancer Steering Group is to plan, develop and work with providers to implement best practice in the total management of bowel cancer in accordance with the recommendations of the NZ Cancer Control Strategy Action Plan, national cancer standards and any other guidance relating to bowel cancer.

This includes promoting a co-ordinated and consistent approach to the delivery of care, ensuring equity of access to high quality services across the CCN.

Terms of Reference


Meeting Dates for 2009

  • 5th August 2009
  • 1st December 2009

Recent Minutes


Helen Winters            Medical Oncologist            MidCentral DHB
Andy Simpson (Chair)
Clinical Director Central Cancer Network
Jan Casey Consumer Representative  
Maria Stapleton CNS - Lead Colorectal
Care and Stomal Therapy
MidCentral DHB
David Taylor Clinical Manager Te Oranganui Iwi PHO
Ross Hayton Gastroenterologist MidCentral DHB
Malcolm Arnold Gastroenterologist/Physician Hawkes Bay DHB
Jenni Masters Service Leader Capital and Coast DHB
Ruth Wickens Radiation Therapy CNS Capital and Coast DHB
Nick Humphries Radiologist Hutt Valley DHB