Purpose of the Advisory Group

The primary purpose of the Clinical Advisory Group (CAG) is to ensure that Bloomhill clients and their carers receive high quality clinical and psychological care, in relation to the standards of evidence based- practice, quality practitioners, innovation in responding to the needs of cancer clients and the implementation of a program of clinical research and education.

The secondary purpose of the CAG is to advise the CEO and Bloomhill Board members on clinical matters related to care delivery including but not limited to:

  • Best practice clinical guidelines for care of patients with cancer
  • Clinical quality assurance and assessment
  • Personnel profiling
  • Clinical research
  • Current clinical services
  • Potential, safety and efficacy of new clinical services

Meets quarterly.

Members (whilst we may have bios in the future, it will just be name and title/organisation for now without photos)

  • Amanda Russell: Cittamani Hospice
  • Stephanie Price: Site Manager, Icon Cancer Centre Maroochydore
  • Cindy Davis, BS, MSW, PhD, SFHEA
    Professor & Discipline Lead, Social Work
    Co-editor, Journal of Psychosocial Oncology
    School of Law and Society, University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Brianna Manual: Clinical Nurse on the Specialist Palliative Care in Aged Care (SPACE) Team
  • Janneka Banks: Nursing Lecturer, USC.
  • Cassandra Dickens: Clinical Nurse Consultant, Cancer Care Coordination, SCUH
  • Dr Peter Davies: Retired General Practitioner
  • Christopher John: Chief Executive Officer, Bloomhill Cancer Care (Chair)
  • Kirsty Ferguson / Helen Dunne: Clinical Leads, Bloomhill Cancer Care
  • Andrea Memess: Practice Coordinator, Bloomhill Cancer Care (minutes)