Planning for the Best

Tripartite National Strategic Plan for Radiation Oncology 2012-2022

Defining Success


Rural and regional patients have timely and affordable access to radiation oncology services.

Defining Success

A nationally coordinated and focused approach to improving rural and regional patients’ access to radiation oncology services, including:

  • Comprehensive, quality cancer care is available to patients, which includes a national patient travel and accommodation scheme;
  • Models of care are locally tailored and appropriate to rural and regional areas;
  • Strategies in place that recognise and ameliorate the financial and social impact of cancer on patients and carers in rural and regional areas;
  • Innovative approaches to patient care are implemented, evaluated and supported.