Midland Supportive Care Work Group
Supportive care encompasses the essential services required to meet the physical, social, cultural, emotional, nutritional, informational, psychological, spiritual and practice needs throughout a person's experience with cancer.
The Midland Supportive Care Work Group was established in December 2009. Its role is to:
- Assist in the development and maintenance of a supportive care services directory and to support health professionals to incorporate these services seamlessley in a consistent approach.
- Assist with the regional implementation of the national Guidance for Improving Supportive Care for Adults with Cancer in New Zealand
- Identify opportunities for improved collaboration across the care continnum.
- An Implementation Plan for the Guidance for Improving Supportive Care for Adults with Cancer in New Zealand
- Patient Diary Project Update - December 2011
- Community Cancer Support Pilot Project Evaluation
- Midland Supportive Care Services Directory Project Scope and Plan
- MCN Psycho-Social Assessment Tool Project Report - August 2009