As Australia's population ages and lives longer the incidence of cancer increases. The health workforce must respond to this need.
In line with this, Health Workforce Australia (HWA) has developed and published the National Cancer Workforce Strategic Framework (NCWSF) to address workforce issues for the cancer control sector and to identify innovations and reforms that can be adopted nationally.
HWA has published the National Cancer Workforce Strategic Framework. The framework explores the key issues for the cancer workforce and identifies innovation and reform that has the potential for national application.
The NCWSF recognises that a coordinated, national approach is needed to respond to the growth in the incidence of cancer. As the strategic framework is concerned with the cancer control workforce, it will:
Development of the strategic framework was informed by:
It is anticipated that the strategic framework will also inform workforce planning, recruitment and retention in regional cancer centres.
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