Recognition of our work

HIGHLY COMMENDED 2015 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards

Target 60 minutes: Improving the delivery of emergency care to children with cancer and febrile neutropenia across Victoria.

Target 60 minutes developed a statewide paediatric clinical practice guideline, a national paediatric eLearning module and statewide family-held risk alert cards. For children with cancer, it has helped to reduce the time to access vital treatment, as well as reducing length of stay in the emergency department.


SILVER WINNER 2014 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards

Responding to family and patient needs – changing service delivery from hospital to home, family-centred care at its best

The PICS, Monash Children’s@Home and the Monash Children’s Cancer Centre developed a chemotherapy training program, supporting the administration of Cytarabine at home.


SILVER WINNER 2013 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards

A statewide long term follow-up program where survivors of childhood cancer are the focus and their future the goal

To meet the needs of childhood cancer survivors, an innovative, multidisciplinary, multi-site, statewide Long Term Follow-up Program (LTFP) has been implemented by the PICS.


WINNER 2010 Premier’s Excellence Award for Improving Cancer Care in Victoria

GA? No Way!

The PICS together with the RCH and Peter Mac minimised the use of general anaesthesia in radiotherapy mask production for children, through the use of 3D technology.


WINNER 2009 Premier’s Excellence Award for Improving Cancer Care in Victoria

Regional Outreach and Shared Care Program

The Regional Outreach and Shared Care Program was developed to support the provision of care as close to home as possible.