Back in March 2020, we established the Victorian COVID-19 Cancer Network in collaboration with Monash Partners Comprehensive Cancer Consortium. Almost two and a half years on, the Taskforce is still meeting regularly and remains resolutely solutions-focused in how to best support our patients and our workforce. This month, in the midst of this surge, we are focused on three main things.
Dr Dishan Herath, MBBS, FRACP, has been appointed the new Chair of the VCCC Alliance Cancer Research Advisory Committee.
The VCCC Alliance Board is delighted to announce that Associate Professor David Kok has been appointed as the new Chair of the VCCC Alliance Cancer Education and Training Advisory Committee (CETAC).
How a consumer transitions away from committee duties has significant implications for both organisation and consumer, so how do we as a sector ensure this transition process is as smooth as possible for all involved?
The role of consumer representatives within the Australian healthcare system has evolved significantly over past decades, with quality partnerships benefiting the community and those involved in advancing cancer research, education and clinical care. So, what exactly is a consumer in the cancer context?