About Us

GICS works to improve cancer care systems and services in the Grampians region. We act as a catalyst for and driver of change in partnership with the community, public and private health services providers.

Vision & Values

Improving patient experiences and outcomes by connecting cancer care and driving best practice across the Grampians region.

 

Our Mission

We will achieve our mission by:

  • Understanding the needs of people affected by cancer

  • Building and supporting collaboration between health professionals, health services and consumers

  • Driving quality improvement in cancer care

  • Supporting development of the cancer workforce

  • Facilitating system wide engagement in cancer research.

 

Strategic goals for the Grampians region

  • Primary Prevention: Promote cancer prevention messages

  • Screening & Early Detection: Grampians residents know their risk of cancer and have cancers detected earlier

  • Treatment: Grampians residents with cancer have timely access to optimal treatment

  • Wellbeing & Support: Grampians residents with cancer and their families live well

  • Research: Grampians region has a strong and integrated research system.

 Our Vision

Improving
patient experiences
and outcomes by
connecting cancer care
and driving best practice.

 
Our Region

Our region stretches from the South Australian border in the west to Bacchus Marsh in the east and from Edenhope to Hopetoun in the north. The area covers almost 50,000 square kilometres and a population of nearly 220,000 people.

 

The Local Government Areas in our regions are:

  • Ararat 

  • West Wimmera 

  • Golden Plains 

  • Moorabool 

  • Ballarat 

  • Hepburn 

  • Pyrenees 

  • Ararat 

  • Northern Grampians 

  • Horsham 

  • Yarriambiack 

  • Hindmarsh 

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Governance

Governance

The GICS Governance Group comprises of people affected by cancer, health professionals, health service administrators and the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services.

The role of the GICS Governance Group is to provide leadership, vision and overall accountability for GICS, ensuring an integrated and collaborative approach to consistent high-quality cancer care in Victoria

The Governance Group maintains a sustainable model for collaboration of cancer service providers in our region.

Our Governance Model:

Governance Group Members:

name
position
organisation
Kate Pryde (Chair)
Chief Executive Officer
Stawell Regional Health
Phil Catterson
Chief Operating Officer
Hepburn Health Services
Alex Demidov
Chief Executive Officer
St John of God Ballarat Hospital
Ben Kelly
Executive Director Acute Operations
Ballarat Health Services
Andrew Freeman
Chief Executive Officer
East Grampians Health Service
Anne Scott
Consumer
GICS Consumer Advisory Group
Carmel O'Kane
Manager - Wimmera Cancer Centre
Wimmera Health Care Group
Ian Kemp
Consumer
GICS Consumer Advisory Group
Linda Govan
Regional Manager (Ballarat)
Western Victoria PHN
Dr Simone Reeves
Radiation Oncologist
BAROC
Dr Stephen Brown
Medical Oncologist
BRICC
Dr Pohan Lukito
Haematologist
Ballarat Cancer Care
Steven Medwell
Operational Director
BRICC
Pat Standen
Senior Program Advisor
DHHS Regional Office
Kerry Davidson
Program Manager
GICS
TBA
Clinical Director
GICS
 
 
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Our Team

TBA

Clinical Director

Contact Details:

5320 6728

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Information will be updated upon appointment of this role

Kerry Davidson

Program Manager

Contact Details:

5320 6728

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Governance and strategy in the delivery of cancer service improvement projects for the Grampians region

Vicki Hillis

Administration Officer

Contact Details:

5320 4782

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Office administration for the GICS team and to publicise news and events for all things cancer in the Grampians region

Sharon Daly

Quality Coordinator

Contact Details:

5320 6773

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Analysis and reporting of data to better serve patients with cancer in the Grampians region

Lea Marshall

Cancer Service Improvement Officer

Contact Details:

5320 4044

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Wellness and exercise programs and supportive care for those affected by cancer across the Grampians region

Glenn Reeves

Cancer Service Improvement Officer

Contact Details:

5320 4041

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Consumer based service improvement projects for the Grampians region

Louise Patterson

Manager MDM

Contact Details:

5320 4767

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Multidisciplinary Meetings for the Grampians region

Robyn Howden

MDM Administration Officer

Contact Details:

5320 6729

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Multidisciplinary Meetings Administration Support

We want to hear from you!

 

Direct your questions, compliments, concerns or complaints using the online form or:

 

Visit:      BRICC Level 2, Ballarat Health Services 

              1 Drummond Street VIC 3350

Mail:      PO Box 577, Ballarat VIC 3353


Email:    GICS@bhs.org.au
Phone:  (03) 5320 4782

 

Or contact one of our team directly.

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Contact Us
 

GICS

BRICC Level 2,

Ballarat Health Services 

1 Drummond Street VIC 3350

Email:    GICS@bhs.org.au
Phone:  (03) 5320 4782

The Victorian Integrated Cancer Services acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the Traditional Custodians of the land and acknowledges and pays respect to their Elders, past and present.

We are committed to safe and inclusive work places, policies and services for people of LGBTIQ communities and their families.