Another Piece
Of the Jigsaw

About us

GICS works to improve cancer care systems and services in the Grampians region. We act as a catalyst for and driver of change in partnership with the community, public and private health services providers. 

Our Vision 

Improving patient experiences and outcomes by connecting cancer care and driving best practice across the Grampians region

Our Mission

We will achieve our mission by

  • Understanding the needs of people affected by cancer
  • Building and supporting collaboration between health professionals, health services and consumers
  • Driving quality improvement in cancer care
  • Supporting development of the cancer workforce
  • Facilitating system wide engagement in cancer research

Strategic goals for the Grampians region

  • Primary Prevention: Promote cancer prevention messages
  • Screening & Early Detection: Grampians residents know their risk of cancer and have cancers detected earlier
  • Treatment: Grampians residents with cancer have timely access to optimal treatment 
  • Wellbeing & Support: Grampians residents with cancer and their families live well
  • Research: Grampians region has a strong and integrated research system

The Grampians Region

Our region stretches from the South Australian border in the west to Bacchus Marsh in the east and from Edenhope to Hopetoun in the north.  The area covers almost 50,000 square kilometres and a population of nearly 220,000 people. 

Strategic Plan for the Grampians region

View our 2020 Strategic Plan


Grampians Integrated Cancer Service acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government
The jigsaw is a metaphor for the many aspects of integration required for good cancer care