Advancing cancer care for 12-24 year olds

Working Groups

The network supports a series of working groups, involving a diverse range of health and voluntary sector professionals. They provide advice and recommendations on specific areas of service delivery across the continuum of Adolescent and Young Adult cancer care. If you would like to get involved in an existing working group please express your interest with the working group convener. 

National AYA Keyworker Group

This group focuses on promoting national consistency in AYA cancer care across NZ while also promoting opportunities for national collaboration in the development of evidence based resources and initiatives. 


Download TOR for the group 

For more information contact:

Group Convener:  Ellyn Proffit - 



Clinical Trials Working  Group

The group focuses on exploring and supporting the development of strategies and tools to improve access and participation in clinical trials for AYA cancer patients.


Download TOR for the group

For more information contact:

Group Convener: Mark Winstanley -


Early Identification Working Group

This group is focused on exploring and supporting the development of specific strategies and tools that aim to reduce diagnostic delay in AYA cancer patients. 


For more information contact:

Group Convener: Tristan Pettit -