LMICS provides cancer data and related services to our member organisations, free of charge. This data sharing arrangement helps LMICS to fulfil its role to encourage collaboration within Loddon Mallee health services and support evidence-based development across the region.
LMICS routinely receives the following data from the Victorian Cancer Registry (VCR) and the Centre for Victorian Data Linkage (CVDL) at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS):
The VAED extracts include information on parenteral (e.g. intravenous) chemotherapy and surgical services provided to cancer patients. LMICS is also in the process of arranging access to information from other administrative datasets.
Under our Conditions of Release and the LMICS Memorandum of Understanding, the LMICS Data Team has permission to provide data to member health services for:
In addition to providing this information, the LMICS Data Team is available to:
Prior to requesting data support, however, we would encourage you to review the latest LMICS Annual Report (http://www.lmics.org.au/about/reports-and-publications/) or the interactive Victorian Cancer Statistics website (http://vcrdata.cancervic.org.au/vs/) in case the relevant data are already available online.
For further information, or to request support, please contact:
Dr Michael Leach | Data & Quality Specialist | LMICS
8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday
03 5454 8374 | m. 0416 500 572