The Waikato Radiation team and the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Services have developed a specific AYA Radiation Pamphlet informing AYAs of the support the Radiation Therapy team can provide them while going through radiotherapy.
Some supports include education, support and personal AYA radiation therapy buddy to touch base with over the radiation therapy treatment.
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.