Barwon South Western Regional Integrated Cancer Service
Stretching from Queenscliff to the South Australian border, the Barwon South Western Region covers a total area of 33,000 square kilometres and serves a population of approximately 440,000.
Barwon South Western Regional Integrated Cancer Service (BSWRICS) is one of nine Integrated Cancer Services (ICS) in Victoria, working in partnership with health services and consumers to promote coordinated planning, system integration and improvement of cancer services across their respective regions.
Improving patient experiences and outcomes by connecting care and driving best practice.
BSWRICS will achieve the vision by:
- Understanding the needs of people affected by cancer;
- Building and supporting collaboration between health professionals, health services and consumers;
- Driving quality improvement in cancer;
- Supporting the development of the cancer workforce; and
- Facilitating system-wide engagement in cancer research
BSWRICS undertakes its role by consulting and collaborating with regional health partners and consumers.
BSWRICS is based at Barwon Health in Geelong and is funded by the Victorian Government Department of Health.
For more information on the BSWRICS program, please visit: www.vics.org.au/bswrics
Last Modified: Thursday, 02 March 2023