Farewell to Liz and Rochelle

We would like to offer a heartfelt farewell and thank you to Liz Sommer and Rochelle Moss for the incredible impact they have both made to the Network.

Liz Sommer was the Capital Coast AYA Cancer Keyworker for 12 years and Rochelle Moss Programme Manager for the AYA Cancer Network for the past 3 and a half years. They have made an incredible contribution to improving outcomes for young people with cancer and will leave a massive gap.

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.