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NZ AYA Cancer Action Plan 2020-2025

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Regional AYA Cancer Services - Contact Details

For a list of AYA Cancer Network Printable Resources

A farewell to Heidi Watson - National Clinical Lead

Dedicated to ensuring all young
New Zealanders diagnosed with cancer will have equitable access to high quality
medical and supportive care regardless of where they live, their age or ethnicity.

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Adolescent/Young Adult (AYA) Cancer services are specialised treatment and support services for young people with cancer aged 12-24 years.

Health and other professionals working within these services have considerable experience in treating and caring for young people.

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Heidi Watson

The Clinical Leader is responsible for providing clinical leadership and national oversight of the network .

Heidi is a passionate and experienced health professional with a strong clinical, education and leadership background. Her enthusiasm for, and commitment to youth health has focused on improving the outcomes of youth with cancer and chronic health conditions. Previously, Heidi held the position of AYA Cancer Nurse Specialist for Auckland District Health Board. Alongside her AYA clinical leadership role she holds a youth health academic position at the University of Auckland.