Oncology placement for Victorian GPs: Enhance your skills and knowledge in cancer survivorship-Apply now! This free program offers observational placements in oncology specialist clinics across Victoria. Accredited Cat 1 activity for 40 QI&CPD points, endorsed by RACGP and ACRRM.
Overview of program
This Victoria wide program is offered across Eight hospitals at 15 sites (in four PHN catchment areas). Funding provided by the Victorian State Government, with set targets for ACSC: > 100 PCPs (>70 GPs; 30 practice nurses and allied health). Placements ongoing through to April 2019. (Overview of hospitals and PCPs mapped against each PHN in attached PPT).
Sites: Western Health, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Monash Health, Royal Women’s Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital, Austin Health, Peter Mac and South West Healthcare
The aim and benefits of the Program are strongly aligned with the key objectives of the Primary Health Networks (PHNs) and optimal care pathways (OCPs). The program also supports the adoption of the OCPs by linking PCPs to relevant evidence-based resources and improving their understanding of the different disciplines involved in cancer care throughout each stage of the trajectory.