Current Projects

The Midland Cancer Network Strategy Plan outlines the focus for the next five years. 

The Annual Work Plan outlines the strategic regional priorities to be implemented and aligns with the National Cancer Control Programme priorities

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Multidisciplinary Meetings

Improving regional cancer treatment multidisciplinary meetings (MDMs)

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Midland Supportive Care Directory Review

This project looks to add Tairawhiti services to the Midland Supportive Care Directory plus review and improve the current directory.

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Faster Cancer Treatment

The Ministry of Health is working with the health sector to ensure patients have timely access to appointments, tests which detect cancer and cancer treatment. The Faster Cancer Treatment programme aims to improve the quality and timeliness of services for patients along the cancer pathway.

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National Lung Cancer Work Programme

The Ministry of Health has contracted the Midland Cancer Network to provide secretariat and project management support for the National Lung Cancer Working Group.

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Palliative Care

The Midland Specialist Adult Palliative Care Service Development Plan 2015-2018 outlines the areas for service improvement and actions that the Midland Palliative Care Work Group will focus on.

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Kia Ora e te iwi (KOETI)

Kia Ora e te iwi (KOETI)
Kia Ora e te iwi (KOETI) is for Maori affected by cancer and their whanau. It is an educational support programme that aims to increase knowledge and awareness of cancer and its treatments, encourage discussion on common concerns and coping mechanisms, and encourage participants to learn from each other.

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Midland Psychological and Social Support Services Plan 2015-2018

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Midland Cancer Network Routes to Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment project 2015-18

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Midland Regional Bowel Screening Centre