Medical Advisory Committee

  • Services

    The Riverina Cancer Care Centre Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) is a committee of RCCC medical Practioners, external medical Practioners and RCCC management.

    The Medical Advisory Committee shall fulfill a variety of activities including:

    • Ensuring the proper functioning of a quality assurance program in all its details, including utilisation review, infection control and appropriateness of care;
    • The overview of the process of appointment;
    • The monitoring and review of the appropriateness of the medical and other related records within Riverina Cancer Care Centre;
    • Directing Practitioners' organisation activities, including Medical By-Law revisions, Board nominations, liaison with the Medical Advisory Committee, and the Managing Director;
    • Support for, and participation in, the Centre's Accreditation Program; and
    • To act as an Ethics Board in the event of any member Staff or Medical Officer wishing to undertake a research project at Riverina Cancer Care Centre. The Ethics Board will review an application to conduct a research program and will monitor the progress and outcome of the said research. The Ethics Board will also review any other issues of an ethical nature and report recommendations to the Management Review Committee.

    It is the function of the Medical Advisor Committee to report to the Director General/Ministry of Health any persistent failure by the licensee of the day procedure centre to act on the committee's advice on any matters such as:

    1. Advising the licensee on the accreditation of medical practitioners to provide services at the day procedure centre and on the delineation of their clinical responsibilities,

    2. Advising the licensee on matters concerning clinical practice at the day procedure centre; and

    3. Advising the licensee on matters concerning patient care and safety at the day procedure centre.
  • Committee Members

    Chairperson:

    • Dr Adriaan Venter
      Respiratory Physician

    Members:

    • Dr David Littlejohn
      General Surgeon
    • Dr Peter Smart
      Pathologist
    • Dr Steven Sowter
      Urologist
    • Dr Geraldine Duncan
      General Practitioner
    • Dr Jane Hill
      Medical Oncologist
    • Dr Raj Tota
      Medical Oncologist
    • Dr Renuka Chittajallu
      Medical Oncologist
    • Dr Anupam Chaudhuri
      Radiation Oncologist
    • Mrs Jo-Anne Asgill
      Director of Nursing
    • Mr Mark Sykes
      Chief Radiation Therapist 

    Ex Officio:

    • Mr Damien Williams
      Managing Director  - Riverina Cancer Care Centre
    • Mr Tony Noun
      Chairman - Riverina Cancer Care Centre

    Secretary:

    • Mrs Liane Walters
      Quality Manager
  • Contact and Meeting Times

    Meeting times
    Quarterly

    Riverina Cancer Care Centre
    31 Meurant Avenue
    Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

    • Telephone
      (02) 6932 1000
    • Fax
      (02) 6925 4848 
    • Email
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    • Web
      www.riverinacancercare.com.au

2017 Quality Statement


“Excellence in Care”

The provision of excellent care to Riverina Cancer Care Centre (RCCC) patients is achieved by Centre staff and Volunteers’ participation in and observance of the Centre’s Quality system in the performance of their roles. Cooperation, collaboration, communication and mutual respect are critical to provision of excellent care.

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RCCC Business Hours

MON 7:30am - 5:00pm
TUE 7:30am - 5:00pm
WED 7:30am - 5:00pm
THU 7:30am - 5:00pm
FRI 7:30am - 5:00pm
SAT closed
SUN closed

After Hours Emergency: Please access your local hospital emergency department.

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