BC Surgical Oncology Network by nikeborome

VIEWS: 13 PAGES: 20

									BC Surgical Oncology
      Network
   Dr. Noelle Davis, Co-chair
 Tina Strack, Network Manager
  BC Surgical Oncology Network
Vision
• Equitable, accessible and integrated cancer surgery
  for British Columbians.

Mission
• By providing surgeons with continuing medical
  education, communications, practice guidelines and
  research and outcomes evaluation, the Council &
  Network will enable the best possible surgical
  oncology care for all people in British Columbia.
       BROAD SON GOALS
Timely Access
   – Establish standards
Improved Care Outcomes
   – Reduce variation in surgical practice
   – Develop resource standards
Learning
   – Research, training and education
Sustainability
   – Support for evidence-based decision making
   – Partnerships with Health Authorities
Network Structure
              SON Members
Council Executive
  Co-chairs: Noelle Davis, BC Cancer Agency
             Con Rusnak, Vancouver Island Health Authority
  Representative from each Health Authority
  2 Community representatives (currently Nanaimo and
    Kamloops)

Surgical Tumour Group Chairs
  Chairs from various regions in BC
  Groups to include representatives from each region
        Network Infrastructure
Committees
   –   Clinical Practice
   –   Continuing Medical Education
   –   Communications
   –   Research & Outcomes Evaluation
Surgical Tumour Groups
   – 13 Tumour Sites
   – Chair appointed, committees currently being populated.
Staff in Place
   – Administrative support, analytical/statistical and nursing
     support.
Surgical Oncology
     Network
 Current and Future Activities
  Clinical Practice Committee
Current Activities           Future Plans
• Initiated an               • Develop resource based
  infrastructure survey of     standards
  facilities in BC regions   • Identify consistent format
                               for clinical practice
                               guidelines
                             • review and vet all clinical
                               practice guidelines from
                               Surgical Tumour Groups
                             • Working closely with
                               Health Authorities and
                               Ministry of Health
  Communications Committee
Current Activities
• Quarterly newsletter
   – Sent approximately 900
     surgical specialists
     across BC
   – Increasing clinical
     content
  Communications Committee
Current Activities            Future Plans
• Quarterly newsletter        • Enhanced functionality
   – Sent approximately 900     on website/Surgeon’s-
     surgical specialists       only section
     across BC                   – Discussion forums
   – Increasing clinical         – Access to BC Surgical
     content                       Atlas data
                                 – Case presentations
• Website
                              • Offsite access to CAIS
                                (Cancer Agency
                                Information System)
Continuing Medical Education
         Committee
Current Activities            Future Plans
• Melanoma update being       • Next update will be in
  taken around province         Head & Neck
   – Interior HA (May 2003)
   – Fraser Valley HA
     (October 2003)
   – Northern HA (Jan 23,
     2004)
   – VIHA, VCHA to be
     determined
   Continuing Medical Education
            Committee
Current Activities             Future Plans
• BCCA Annual                  • Continue to work with BC
  Conference                     Surgical Society
   – Rectal Cancer (2003)      • Breast Cancer Update
   – Hot Topics in Surgical      currently being planned
     Oncology (2004)
• Partnership with BC
  Surgical Society
   – presented at May update
   – co-host of Saturday
     program
   Continuing Medical Education
            Committee
Current Activities          Future Plans
• Internet Course on        • Additional courses
  Using OVID to search        delivered via Internet
  Medline                   • Continue to use
• Posted two lectures         information technology to
                              deliver knowledge
  from 2003 rectal cancer     directly to surgeons in
  conference on               the community
  medicalrounds.com
       Research & Outcomes
           Committee
Current Activities               Future Plans
• BC Surgical Atlas              • Research projects
  (Volumes)                        underway
• Articles:                      • Update Surgical Atlas
   – BCMA Journal (Rectal
     Cancer Project)             • Surgical Outcomes
   – Leveraging CIHI/DAD           database
     Data
   – Breast T1A
• Data Collection
   – Barbara Poole will review
     this afternoon
      Surgical Tumour Groups
               Goals
Immediate
• Ensure representation from all regions
• Identify key issues/targets for improved outcomes in BC
• Provide regular input into SON committees

Intermediate Goals (1-5 years)
• Develop evidence-based guidelines for tumour group
• Publicize standard through BCCA, SON newsletter, education
     Surgical Tumour Groups
Current Activities
• Breast STG developed
  and approved first
  Clinical Practice
  Guidline
   – Sentinel Lymph Node
     Biopsy
     Surgical Tumour Groups
Current Activities             Future Plans
• Breast STG developed         • Additional guidelines
  and approved first           • Improved Referral
  Clinical Practice
  Guidline                       Process
   – Sentinel Lymph Node          – Multi-disciplinary
     Biopsy                       – Telehealth (tele-
• Ongoing work of                   consultation/video-
                                    consultation)
  colorectal STG
   – Provincial Strategy for      – Systems to facilitate
     rectal cancer control          (templates, 1-800
                                    numbers)
     Surgical Tumour Groups
Current Activities             Future Plans
• Breast STG developed         • Additional guidelines
  and approved first           • Improved Referral
  Clinical Practice
  Guidline                       Process
   – Sentinel Lymph Node          – Multi-disciplinary
     Biopsy                       – Telehealth (tele-
• Ongoing work of                   consultation/video-
                                    consultation)
  colorectal STG
   – Provincial Strategy for      – Systems to facilitate
     rectal cancer control          (templates, 1-800
                                    numbers)
THANK YOU
www.bccancer.bc.ca/son

								
To top