The Midland 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.
Work groups are mechanisms to engage with and facilitate strong links and sound working relationships within and between sector groups as well as take a quality improvement approach to the tumour streams.
The Midland Cancer Network has established a number of work groups:
Tumour specific work groups
Service specific work groups
Representatives are drawn from across the cancer continuum. Membership of the groups may include:
Members of the groups may change over time depending on the group’s annual work programme. Consultation may also be required with representatives of allied health services, clinical diagnostics, palliative care and nuclear medicine services where appropriate.