Links to other ICSs

Within Victoria there are nine Integrated Cancer Services. Find out more about other Integrated Cancer Service (ICS) initiatives by visiting their websites.

Hume Region Gippsland Region North Eastern Metropolitan Western and Central Melbourne Barwon South Western Regional Grampians Regional Loddon Mallee Region Southern Melbourne
  • Barwon South Western Regional Integrated Cancer Service(BSWRICS) was established as a part of the Victorian Government’s Cancer Reforms in January 2005 and our team has grown over the past year to work on a number of regional cancer service improvement projects to enhance care co-ordination, multidisciplinary cancer care and psychosocial and supportive care for cancer patients.
  • Gippsland Regional Integrated Cancer Service (GRICS) supports the delivery of cancer care through the development and application of patient management frameworks for people affected by cancer in the regional and rural localities of Gippsland.
  • Grampians Integrated Cancer Services (GICS) is a cancer service improvement organisation covering the Grampians Region of Victoria, initiated and is funded by the Victorian Department of Health through their Cancer and Palliative Care Unit.
  • Loddon Mallee Integrated Cancer Service (LMICS) aims to guide and coordinate the development of cancer services within the Loddon Mallee region and when required, facilitate highly specialised care outside the region.
  • North Eastern Metropolitan Integrated Cancer Service (NEMICS) aims to support and facilitate the integration and coordination of cancer services in the north eastern geographical region of Melbourne.
  • Paediatric Integrated Cancer Services (PICS) aims to ensure that all Victorian children and adolescents with cancer and their families have access to high quality, safe and effective clinical and psychosocial care that is well coordinated and provided in environments that are conducive to healing and coping, as close as to home as possible.
  • Southern Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service (SMICS) facilitates and supports improvements in cancer care delivery across the southern Melbourne region.
  • Western & Central Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service (WCMICS) The Western & Central Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service is a partnership between six public health care organisations - Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, the Royal Melbourne Hospital, the Royal Women's Hospital, St Vincent's Hospital, Werribee Mercy and Western Health. The work of WCMICS is directed by the vision outlined in the WCMICS 2008-11 Strategic Plan and the Victorian Government's Cancer Action Plan.

The role of the ICS is to build relationships, implement best practice models of care, improve the effectiveness of cancer care and monitor systems and processes to improve performance.

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