Health Services Research in South Western Sydney

Event Date
Thursday, 18 May 2017


Professor Geoff Delaney, Director of Cancer Services for Sydney South West Area Health Service. View the seminar video.


In this seminar Professor Delaney will discuss various aspects of health services research that are being conducted in South Western Sydney – PROMPTCare – an innovative way of collecting patient reported outcomes; estimating service demand for evidence-based care; and service delivery inequalities.

Speaker profile

Professor Delaney is a staff specialist in Radiation Oncology at Liverpool and Campbelltown Hospitals and the Director of Cancer Services for Sydney South West Area Health Service.

His main clinical interest is breast cancer. He has research interests in health services-based research, minimising radiation error, the implementation of multidisciplinary care and health service delivery inequities in radiation therapy.

He has published research in the international literature (over 160 peer-reviewed papers, reports and book chapters), and presented scientific papers and posters at national and international meetings.

Professor Delaney has had significant involvement in policy decision making and planning of services through a number of committee responsibilities including committees for the National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre, NSW Cancer Institute, NSW Department of Health, Federal Government Department of Health and Ageing, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists and the NSW Cancer Council.

Seminar details

Date: Thursday 18th May 2017

Time: 12pm - 1pm

Venue: Seminar room, Level 1, 75 Talavera Road, Macquarie University

Chair: Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite, Founding Director, AIHI