NSW Primary Care Cancer Control Symposium

An opportunity to collaborate, learn and share insights on cancer control in primary care.

The Cancer Institute NSW hosted the Primary Care Cancer Control Symposium on the 2nd June 2022. 

The Symposium brought together primary care providers, primary health networks, local health district staff, community organisations and other service providers to hear about data innovation and reform. The focus presentation centred on colorectal cancer and the importance of primary care in cancer control.  

The Symposium also featured presentations showcasing projects from across NSW PHNs focussing on cancer screening quality improvement, Aboriginal community education and utilising data to drive change in primary care. 

The Program: Data, Innovation & Reform - Rethinking Cancer Control in Primary Care 

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Presented by Ms Sarah McGill A/CEO Cancer Institute NSW.  

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Presented by Ms Karen Booth, President of Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA). 

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Presented by Ms Hayley Robertson, Associate Director Strategy, Quality and System Performance, Cancer Institute NSW.

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Presented by Ms Kathryn Duggan, Primary Care Strategic Advisor, Cancer Institute NSW and Dr Charlotte Hespe General Practitioner. 

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Presented by Dr Rowena Ivers, Associate Professor, University of Wollongong.  

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  • Dr Eleonora Feletto and Mr David Goldsbury, The Daffodil Centre - Part 1
  • Mr Christopher Horn, NSW Bowel Cancer Screening Program Manager - Part 2 and Part 5  
  • Ms Rebecca Padgett, Program Development Officer, Nepean Blue Mountains - Part 3
  • Ms Michelle Droulers, Immunisation and Cancer Screening Coordinator & Ms Trixie Watts, Primary Health Program Officer, Western NSW - Part 4
  • Ms Dana Tse, Practice Manager, AAPM NSW/ACT State Committee Member - Part 6
  • Mr Albert Dalao, Direct Access Colonoscopy Clinical Nurse Consultant - Part 7