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About Us

Grampians Integrated Cancer Service (GICS) are one of eight geographically based service improvement teams located in Victoria. GICS has a remit to facilitate quality cancer care, system integration & collaboration among service providers within the Grampians region.

We build relationships between health care providers and other cancer care stakeholders to develop, implement and evaluate initiatives that improve the Grampians health services providing care and support to people affected by cancer.

 Our Vision

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

Vision

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

Mission

We build relationships between healthcare providers ​and other cancer care stakeholders to develop, implement and evaluation initiatives that improve the way Victoria's health services provide care and support.

Values

  • Collaboration - improving patient experiences and outcomes by connecting cancer care and driving best practice

  • Facilitation - accelerating opportunities to expand the quality and reach of cancer services to improve access to and equity of care

  • Innovation - creating new and different ways to deliver cancer services and support change that benefits the entire cancer community.

 

Strategic Goals

  • 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.

About us
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 region are:

  • Ararat 

  • West Wimmera 

  • Golden Plains 

  • Moorabool 

  • Ballarat 

  • Hepburn 

  • Pyrenees 

  • Northern Grampians 

  • Horsham 

  • Yarriambiack 

  • Hindmarsh 

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our region
Governance

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

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.

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Governance Group Members:

Name
Position
Organisation
Phil Catterson (Chair)
Chief Operations Officer
Central Highlands Rural Health
Carmel O'Kane (Deputy Chair)
Manager - Wimmera Cancer Centre
Grampians Health - Horsham
Vacant
TBC
St John of God Hospital - Ballarat
Kate Pryde
Regional Director Hospitals - East
Grampians Health
Alan Crouch
Consumer
GICS Consumer Advisory Group
Naomi White
Senior Regional Manager (Ballarat)
Western Victoria PHN
Mervin Quai-Hoi
Site Manager Radiation Therapy
BAROC
Dr Sharad Sharma
Head of Medical Oncology
Grampians Health
Dr Pohan Lukito
Haematologist
Ballarat Cancer Care
Steven Medwell
Director of Cancer Services
Grampians Health
Mr Nick Bush
Chief Executive
East Grampians Health Service
Mr Rob Grenfell
Chief Strategy & Regions Officer
Grampians Health
Kerry Davidson
Director
GICS
Wasek Faisal
Clinical Director
GICS
Fletcher Davies
Clinical Director
GICS
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Our Team

Fletcher Davies

Clinical Director

Contact Details:

Please email me

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Please contact the GICS office for all enquiries

Wasek Faisal

Clinical Director

Contact Details:

Please email me

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Please contact the GICS office for all enquiries

Kerry Davidson

Director

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

Donna Bridge

Service Improvement Facilitator

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

Service Improvement Facilitator

Contact Details:

5320 4041

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Currently on extended leave until April 2024.

Kirsten Ives

Service Improvement Facilitator

Contact Details:

5320 6675

Ask me about:

Service improvement projects for the Grampians region

Hannah Ryan-West

Service Improvement Facilitator

Contact Details:

5320 4782

Ask me about:

Service improvement projects for the Grampians region

We want to hear from you!

 

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

 

Visit:      BRICC Level 2, Grampians Health

              1 Drummond Street North, Ballarat VIC 3350

Mail:      PO Box 577, Ballarat VIC 3353


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

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GICS

BRICC Level 2,

Grampians Health - Ballarat

1 Drummond Street VIC 3350

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

The Victorian Integrated Cancer Services acknowledge 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 celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, cultures, bodies and abilities.

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