Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Network Aotearoa
Cancer Network Group Service
The Network connects hands-on health care and support providers from many disciplines and organisations to improve AYA (adolescent and young adult) cancer services in New Zealand.
The Network provides a forum for nurses, doctors, social workers, dentists, pharmacists, psychologists, dietitians, educators, counsellors, other allied health professionals and patient and whānau support providers to find new and innovative ways of delivering care to 12-24 year olds with cancer.
At the heart of the Network’s endeavours is open communication, cross-agency and sector collaboration and information sharing. This transparency strengthens linkages between organisations, disciplines and regions to ensure the best interests of young people are met, regardless of where they access health care and support.
The network is resourced by the Ministry of Health to provide clinical guidance and project management expertise to translate the ideas and knowledge of passionate practitioners into implementable, national solutions.
The Network uses small working groups of health and non-government organisation (NGO) sector specialists to examine specific issues and develop best-practice advice to guide service delivery across the country.
The Network welcomes participation of young people, their whānau and anyone involved in the delivery of care to 12-24 year olds with cancer in New Zealand. This includes medical, nursing, allied health and NGO front line support providers.
National Clinical Lead for the AYA Cancer Network Aotearoa
Programme Manager for the AYA Cancer Network Aotearoa
|Mon – Fri||8:30 AM – 5:30 PM|
How to access this service
By phone or email, or filling out the contact form on our website. We are also on FaceBook, Instagram and Twitter.
Breast, Childhood Cancers, Gynaecological, Leukaemia and Blood, Lung, Prostate, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Others, Brain and Spinal, Head and Neck / Thyroid, Upper Gastrointestinal (Oesophagus / Stomach / Liver), Lower Gastrointestinal (Bowel / Rectum / Anus), Kidney, Bladder, Testicular, Sarcoma
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This page was last updated at 9:51AM on June 4, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Network Aotearoa.