The GP Cancer Support line is managed by The Kinghorn Cancer Centre, St Vincent's Primary Care Clinical Consultants (CNCs) who can facilitate the seamless transfer of information between the acute and primary care settings and liaise with general practices to enhance the management of cancer in primary care. 

GP's Practice Nurses and Primary care providers located within the Sydney and South Eastern Sydney Local Health Districts can call for specialist cancer and cancer-related palliative care advice and information for their adult patients.

Our Clinical Nurse Consultant and team are available Monday-Friday 8am-6pm (including public holidays).

Call 1800 475 463 to access our cancer nurses.


For further information, please contact: 


Mary Hayes | Medical Oncology Primary Care Clinical Nurse Consultant
M: 0407 062 048

Susan Stapleton | Haematology/BMT Primary Care Clinical Nurse Consultant
M: 0408 162 786

Simone Ray | GP Cancer Support Line  Clinical Nurse Consultant on 1800 475 463 (GPLINE)



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Susan Stapleton Haematology/BMT Primary Care Clinical Nurse Consultant


Susan began her nursing career in 1998 as a registered nurse on Haematology/Bone Marrow Transplant ward. She worked at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London, the world's first hospital dedicated to cancer diagnosis, treatment, research, education whilst completing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Cancer Nursing in 2001.

Susan arrived in Sydney in 2003 and has since worked at St Vincent’s Hospital across cancer services including clinical trials and for the last 10 years as the Haematology Cancer Care Coordinator. 

Susan commenced her GPCanShare position in March 2021.

Tel: 0408 162 786


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Mary Hayes
Medical Oncology Primary Care Clinical Nurse Consultant


  Mary began her nursing career in Ireland, graduating from University College Dublin (UCD) in 2014 and working at St. Vincent’s University Hospital Dublin before travelling to Australia. Since 2016, she has worked in cancer services at St. Vincent’s Hospital Sydney across both haematology/bone marrow transplant and medical oncology. 

Mary has been employed in the GPCanShare role since February 2021. 

Tel: 0407 062 048

Simone has worked for over 17 years in the inpatient and outpatient cancer care setting in clinical, clinical education, and care coordination areas specialising in Medical Oncology, Haematology, BMT+CT and Palliative care throughout her career.

Enjoying roles across the wider Sydney tertiary hospital network including at St Vincent’s and The Kinghorn cancer centre, it is with pleasure Simone continues her cancer nursing applying her comprehensive skills to the support line service promoting integrated person-centred cancer care and is excited to contribute to improved experiences for people affected by cancer, health care providers and clinicians.

Tel: 1800 GPLINE (1800 475 463)