Wellness and recovery 

NEMICS health services are working to better support people living with and beyond cancer through partnerships with acute cancer services and local community health services.

NEMICS projects to date include:

  • Piloting colorectal cancer shared care

  • Piloting self-management support models of care within acute cancer services

  • Supporting implementation and evaluation of survivorship clinics

  • Supporting review of haematology survivorship clinic

  • Assessing learning needs in community health services across our region

  • Supporting the implementation of new referral pathways and resources

  • Supporting local community health services to apply for grants to establish new cancer services

  • Collaborating to secure grants to develop new targeted information resources.

Current initiatives

We are funding survivorship initiatives with breast cancer services at Northern Health and Eastern Health.

We are delivering education to community health services to increase access to evidence-based allied health cancer care in our region. (Feb-August 2021)

We supported Your Community Health (Darebin) to apply for a Cancer Australia grant to establish an allied health and dental service pathway for people affected by cancer in northern Melbourne. (May 2021)

For further information about survivorship initiatives, contact:
Paula Howell
Service Improvement Facilitator
Ph 9496 9968

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