Cancer Services

District Health Boards

District Health Boards are responsible for providing, or funding the provision of, health and disability services in their region including services to diagnose and treat cancer. Six of the 20 DHBs have regional cancer centres.

The Midland Cancer Network district health boards are:

Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Lakes District Health Board

Waikato District Health Board

HealthShare Limited

Primary Health Organisations

Primary health organisations provide health care services for the detection, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of cancer through general practitioners.


Hauraki PHO

National Hauora Coalition

Midlands Health Network


Rotorua Area Primary Health Network
Midlands Health Network

Bay of Plenty

Eastern Bay Primary Health Alliance                        

National Hauora Coalition            

Western Bay of Plenty PHO


Non-government organisations

Organisations that contribute a range of support and information services are an integral part of the cancer continuum across Midland.

Waikato/Bay of Plenty Division Cancer Society


Child Cancer Foundation

Rainbow Place

Leukaemia & Blood Foundation

Lions Cancer Lodge

Aroha Mai Māori Cancer Support Group

Kaitiaki Services – Kaimahi Ngaiotanga Hauora

Kimihauora Trust

True Colours

Hospice Eastern Bay of Plenty

Waipuna Hospice

Lake Taupo Hospice Trust

Rotorua Community Hospice

Tokoroa District & Community Hospice Trust

Waikato Community Hospice Trust

Kathleen Kilgour Centre