Haematology

(blood disorders)

We specialise in care and treatment for a wide range of conditions and diseases related to the blood. This includes:

  • anaemia and other abnormal blood counts
  • most bleeding and clotting disorders including deep vein thrombosis
  • most cancers related to the blood including lymphomas (cancer of the lymph nodes), myeloma (cancer of plasma cells), myelodysplastic syndromes (bone marrow conditions) and leukaemia.
  • myeloproliferative disorders (bone marrow condition).

Our services

We provide:

  • comprehensive diagnosis (including bone marrow biopsy)
  • management of patients staying at the hospital
  • treatment including chemotherapy, venesection, iron infusion, blood transfusion and intravenous immunoglobulin therapy
  • consultative service across different specialities at the hospital
  • outpatient clinics
  • plasma exchange.

How to access this service

To access this service, your GP or medical practitioner will need to send a referral letter to the hospital.

If there is a waiting list, you will receive a confirmation letter and be advised on what to do next. If there is no waiting list, you will receive an appointment booking letter or we will contact you to arrange a suitable time for your appointment.

Refer a patient

To refer a patient:
Haematology referral guideline

GP and Specialist Hotline:
1300 364 938

After your hospital appointment

Your doctor may advise that you require surgery. If this is the case you will be placed on a surgical waiting list and may need to attend the Pre-admission Clinic before your surgery.

What to bring

Each time you visit us
  • Your Medicare card
  • Private health insurance card (if you have one)
  • Health Care Card and/or concession card (if you have one)
  • Current medications (prescription, over the counter and herbal medicine)
  • Relevant x-rays, scans or any other test results or reports
  • Glasses, hearing and mobility aids
  • Your appointment letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • WorkCover claim number (if relevant)
  • Snacks, a drink or money to buy refreshments
  • Something to read or do while you wait
  • An adult carer to support you and take you home
  • Copy of Advanced Healthcare Directive or Enduring Power of Attorney (if you have one)
  • A jacket or cardigan in case you get cold

Clinics

Main Building

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Contact us

Haematology Outpatients Clinic
Location: Ground floor, Main Building, The Prince Charles Hospital
Phone: (07) 3139 4207

Need help outside hours?

For non-urgent medical issues call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84) or visit your GP.

In an emergency call 000.

Refer a patient

To refer a patient to this service, view the Haematology referral guideline.

GP and Specialist Referral Hotline: 1300 364 938