Our Vision & Mission

Established in 2006, the Victorian Integrated Cancer Services promote the development of an organised, coordinated, multidisciplinary approach to the provision of cancer services. 

 

Working together with health services and other cancer sector stakeholders, WCMICS seek to implement the priorities outlined in the Victorian Cancer Plan. We do so by working collaboratively to drive change at multiple levels across the health system, locally and state-wide.

 

We are funded by the Victorian Government and we work with cancer care service providers and people affected by cancer across the western and central suburbs of Melbourne. 

 Our Vision

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

Our Mission

 Collaborate

Working in partnership to understand unmet needs and drive improvements

 Facilitate

Accelerating opportunities to expand the reach of and access to cancer care

Innovate 

Creating new ways to take action and support changes 

 
Our Region

WCMICS works collaboratively with its partner health services to promote coordinated service planning, system integration and drive quality and improvement of cancer services across the western & central Melbourne region​. There a total of 10 Local Government Areas.

Local Government Area​:

  • Melton

  • Brimbank

  • Wyndham

  • Moonee Valley

  • Maribyrong

  • Hobsons Bay

  • Melbourne

  • Yarra​​

  • Hume

  • Moreland

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Our Members

In line with the Department of Health aims and objectives, we work with health services in our region to improve quality of care and patient outcomes and reduce variation in cancer care.

The 8 public health services we work with are:

 
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The WCMICS Program Team
Kathy Quade

Kathy Quade

Manager (Maternity Leave)

Contact Details:

03 8559 9070

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Operational leadership & strategic directions of WCMICS

Dr Dish Herath

Dr Dish Herath

Clinical Director

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Please contact WCMICS for all queries

Michael Barton

Michael Barton

Deputy Manager

Contact Details:

03 8559 9062

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Quality, performance, governance and reporting

Dilu Rupassara

Dilu Rupassara

Services Development Manager

Contact Details:

03 8559 9068

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Improvement or redesign projects, and the WCMICS Grants Program

Kate Whitehead

Kate Whitehead

Project Lead

Contact Details:

03 8559 9073

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WCMICS-West Metro HSP Elective Surgery Recovery and Reform program

Travis Hall

Travis Hall

Project Lead

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WCMICS-West Metro HSP Elective Surgery Recovery and Reform program

David Moloney

David Moloney

Data & Information Lead

Contact Details:

03 8559 9072

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SQL health data analysis, and reporting

Sandra Picken

Sandra Picken

Senior Data Analyst

Contact Details:

03 8559 8263

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Health information analysis, interpretation; and reporting

Sachi Bajaj

Sachi Bajaj

Project Lead

Contact Details:

03 8559 9065

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Solution design, project implementation and service redesign

Frezsa Fulia

Frezsa Fulia

Project Lead

Contact Details:

03 8559 9066

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Solution design, project implementation and service redesign

TBA

TBA

Communications & Engagement Officer

Contact Details:

03 8559 9063

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Communications, story telling and consumer engagement

Tara Gannon

Tara Gannon

Project Lead (Maternity Leave)

Contact Details:

03 8559 8560

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Solution design, project implementation and service redesign

 
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