About Us

Loddon Mallee Integrated Cancer Service (LMICS) is one of the nine Integrated Cancer Services (ICS) in Victoria.

The role of the ICS is to:

 

  • Build relationships between providers, health services and settings to plan cancer services across a geographical area based on access, appropriateness and effectiveness

  • Engage with consumers and clinicians to inform projects

  • Implement best practice models of cancer care

  • Improve the effectiveness of cancer care through system coordination and integration

 Our Vision

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

Strategic Goals 2017 - 2020 

1.  A Networked Cancer Care System 

2. High Quality Cancer Care 

3.  Research Informed Cancer Care System 

 Principles  

  • Services will be population based

  • Individuals will have access to the full range of services from prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, supportive care and end-of-life-care

  • Referral pathways are clearly defined for the range of services required

  • Care is multidisciplinary and coordinated

  • High quality care requires a ‘critical mass’ of experience and leadership

 
Our Team
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Amanda Robinson

Data Assistant

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03 5454 8379

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Anna Hedigan

Project Manager, Multidisciplinary Cancer Care

Contact Details:

03 5454 9386

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Bipin Manezhi

Data & Quality Specialist

Contact Details:

03 5454 8375

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Quality Management Methods, Lean Six Sigma, KAIZEN, Data analysis

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Cheryl Martin

Project Manager, Optimal Care Pathways

Contact Details:

03 5454 8382

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Optimal Care Pathways, GP Oncology Hotline and Referral Matrix, GP and Cancer Services interface across our region

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Ilana Solo

Strategic Manager

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03 5454 8383

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Julie Symons

Project Manager, Regional Engagement

Contact Details:

03 5454 8377

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Consumer engagement and Survivorship

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Melissa Loorham

Project Manager, Regional Engagement

Contact Details:

03 5454 8377

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Regional Oncology Governance, Networking for inter- regional services providers

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Mwila Kabwe

Data Assistant

Contact Details:

03 5454 8374

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Data methods/analysis and publications/reports

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Rob Blum

Clinical Director, Bendigo Health and LMICS

Contact Details:

03 5454 6000

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Rob Campbell

Deputy Clinical Director, Bendigo Health and LMICS

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03 5454 6000

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Simon Baker

Project Manager, Regional Engagement

Contact Details:

03 5454 7176

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Supportive Care and Telehealth

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Yachna Shethia

Data Assistant

Contact Details:

03 5454 8374

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Patient Experience of cancer care, Data analysis and visualisation

 
Partner Organisations

To improve the experience and outcomes for people with cancer and their families, LMICS has well formed partnerships with Health Services across the Loddon Mallee region (LMR).

 

We continue to build relationships with private hospitals and providers, pathology and imaging services, primary care networks and in research to improve service integration and coordination through care that is multidisciplinary, supportive and responsive to the needs of communities across the region. The following services are current members of LMICS:

 
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The Victorian Integrated Cancer Services are supported by the Victorian Government 

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Contact LMICS    

 

PO Box 126, Bendigo VIC 3552


Phone: 
03 5454 8383
Email: lmics@bendigohealth.org.au

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.