2010

Here is a list of achievements for CancerVoices SA in 2010.

Presentations:

• Cancer Australia's launch of 'Building Cancer Support NetworksBuilding Cancer Support Networks' Grants (Canberra, Feb10) See more detail on pg 2 of the CVSA Newsletter
• Clinical Trials: Reviewing a protocol - a consumers perspective.ANZGOGANZGOG Conference, Noosa Qld, Feb10
• Aboriginal Health Council SA - Board, May 2010
• Inaugural SA Psycho-Oncology in Cancer GroupSA Psycho-Oncology in Cancer Group (SA PoCoG) Jun10
The Role of Consumers in Cancer Healthcare and Research, University of Adelaide, Jun10
• Oncology nurses, Aug10
• Waikeri Rotary Club, Aug10
• Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer, Survivorship Conference, Sep10

vince_RT_student_conf_oct_2010IMG_1781_1000 rt_student_conf_oct_2010IMG_1784_1000

  • Vince and Julie at the 'Beyond the Textbook' conference at UniSA October 2010.

 

Forums/Meetings/Workshops attended:
• Fleurieu Cancer NetworkFleurieu Cancer Network, BUILDING THE BRIDGES EXPO (Christies Beach, 3 Feb 2010)
• Open DisclosureOpen Disclosure (Adelaide, 3 Mar 2010)
• PC4PC4/PoCoGPoCoG Joint Advisory Committee Introductory Consumer Workshop (Sydney, Jun 2010)
• Health and Community Services Charter of RightsCharter of Rights (Adelaide, Jul10)
• Clinical Oncology Society AustraliaClinical Oncology Society Australia Annual Conference (Adelaide, Nov10)
• Patient-centred care Patient-centred care workshop run by HCA-SAHCA-SA (Adelaide, Dec10)

Grants:
From Cancer Australia: Building Cancer Support NetworksBuilding Cancer Support Networksprogram:
• Pilot Study of Cancer Conversations in Aboriginal Communities (Feb 2010-2011)
• Online Advocacy and Support (Feb 2010-2012)
FAHCSIA Volunteer Grants Initiative-Community Investments Program
Savings & LoansSavings & Loans Positive Impact Grant

 

Cancer Voices SA Cycling Team

  • 'Cancer Voices SACancer Voices SA' at Adelaide Cyclists online group.
  • Participate in weekly group rides, team training rides and events.
  • 80 riders particpate in the Tour Down Under Community Challenge Ride on Friday 22 Jan 2010 for 160km, 111km or 35km stages.
  • 25 riders participate in 110km 'Ride Like Crazy' cancer awareness/ fundraising ride, run by SA Police on Sunday 17th Jan 2010

Representation on:
• Flinders Medical Centre for Innovation in Cancer - Consumer input to design (Sandy Miller, Aboriginal voice; Ashleigh Moore)
• SA Cancer Clinical NetworkSA Cancer Clinical Network (CCN) Steering committee and the following subcommittees/working groups: 
Optimising Cancer Care subcommittee 
Cancer Information subcommittee 
Infrastructure subcommittee 
Radiation Oncology subcommittee 
Radiotherapy Performance Indicators working group, 
Complementary Therapies working group (chaired by CVSA Exec)

• SA Quality and Safety Council in Healthcare Consumer Advisory Committee.
• Cancer Voices AustraliaCancer Voices Australia (CVA) Board.
• Cancer AustraliaCancer Australia - National Consumer Advisory Committee.
• EdCANEdCAN - Cancer Nurses Education Project.
• CareSearchCareSearch - Palliative Care National Advisory Group
• PoCoG/PC4PoCoG/PC4 National Joint Consumer Advisory Group

Contact

Cancer Voices South Australia

 

Ph.  0431 691 956 

 

PO Box 588, Kensington Park SA 5068