Establishing and Sustaining Regional and Rural Radiation Therapy Centres

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Developed by the Radiation Oncology Alliance (The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists’ (RANZCR) Faculty of Radiation Oncology, Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (ASMIRT), Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM) and Cancer Nurses Society of Australia (CNSA)), this updated document (version 2) provides pertinent information including project management, from planning stages to operational readiness, as well as the ongoing management of radiation therapy centres in regional and rural areas. The intended audience for this paper is the leadership team involved in the establishment and sustainment of a regional radiation therapy centre.

Date of approval: May 2020